Carvings - Wood - Loro blonyo - Java, Indonesia

Description
Carvings - Wood - Loro blonyo - Java, Indonesia
2nd half 20th century - Fair

Pair of wooden polychrome Javanese wedding figurines.

They are called Loro Blonyo, which means something like "inseparable couple" and they fulfil a role in the wedding ceremony.
They represent Dewi Sri and her partner Sadono, who stand for the sanctity of marriage, fertility and prosperity.

The dimensions of Sadono are 25x15x12cm and he weighs 342grams.
The dimensions of Sri Dewi are 22x10x12cm and weighs 263grams..

In reasonably good condition, with signs of use (see photos)

The lot will be carefully packed and sent by registered mail by Post.nl.

Lot details
Object
Carvings
Indigenous object name
Loro blonyo
Region/ country
Java, Indonesia
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Fair
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
25×15×12 cm
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