Four Wayang Golek Indonesian Rod Puppets

Four Wayang Golek Indonesian Rod Puppets

£160.00Price

Wayang golek ( “rod puppets”) is a form of puppet theatre prevalent in Java, Indonesia. It dates back to the early 16th century and combines Hindu  Buddhist and Muslim ideas with Javanese folklore. Often illustrating conflicts culminating in the triumph of good against evil. The four hand carved and painted puppets each have a wooden stand enabling them to be displayed on a shelf.

 

Size: Tallest puppet is 40cm

Condition: Generally in good condition, however these are of a good vintage so there are small nibbles, and the clothes are worn and thin. 

 

As with all of our stock,  you are welcome to view before you buy - by appointment as we do not have a showroom.

 

 

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