Beautiful leather, finished off with buffalo horn shade puppet and leather fan with bamboo handle from middle Java.
Size fan: 50 x 25 x 2 cm.
Size wayang: 53 x 25 x 1 cm.
Wayang refers to the whole show. Performances are accompanied by a gamelan orchestra on Java. The dramatic stories depict mythologies, such as The Hindu Kresna/Mahabharata.
Wayang Kulit, a shadow puppet theatre and the most famous of the Indonesian wayang, has been designated by UNESCO as a masterpiece of humanity's verbal and intangible heritage on November 7, 2003.
Both fan and puppet are in excellent condition. Ring to the fan is loose on one side.
The photos are an integral part of the description of this lot.
Will be shipped by PostNL.
- Total nr of items
- Wayang kulit and Fan
- Region/ country
- Java, Indonesia
- Bamboo, Buffalo horn, Leather
- Mid 20th century
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 53×25×1 cm