Carving (1) - Wood - Barong - Bali, Indonesia

Description
Carving (1) - Wood - Barong - Bali, Indonesia
Mid 20th century - Fair

PRESENTATION:

Representation of a Ceremony of the Barong (literally meaning “giant”), which is a Balinese mythological creature resembling a lion. It is the Banaspati Rajah (lord of the forest), leader of the forces of good and the enemy of Rangda, the demon queen, leader of the army of witches. The battle between Barong and Rangda represents the eternal fight between good and evil, it is illustrated by the dance of the Barong.

The object is composed of 6 removable elements, the figurine of the Barong, the 4 figures and the plate.

From Bali, but it was purchased at an antiquarian in Java, approximatively around the 1950s.

Decorative object of 50 cm long by 45 cm high.

Condition:

Average condition, it presents traces due to its age, there are lacks on the ear and on the tail, have a look at the pictures.

It will be carefully packaged, insured shipment with track & trace via Bpost.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Carving
Indigenous object name
Barong
Region/ country
Bali, Indonesia
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Fair
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
45×31×49 cm
Weight
7 kg
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