ASIAN ETHNOGRAPHIC ART
Java Shadow Puppets


Gunungan


Javanese buffalo hide Wayang central element the Gunungan


Javanese buffalo hide Wayang central element the Gunungan   Javanese buffalo hide Wayang central element the Gunungan   Javanese buffalo hide Wayang central element the Gunungan  
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Item-Number:850140
Item-Description:Javanese buffalo hide Wayang central element the Gunungan
Medium:Hide (leather) and wood
Origin:Indonesia - Java
Dimensions:Body height 68 cm (100 cm with stick); body width 38 cm
Age:Early to mid 20th century
Provenance:Collected Indonesia 1985
Condition:Very good but skin warped/wavy
Notes:The gunungan is the central element in any Javanese Wayang play and is representative of the tree of life


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