Javanese Wayang Peranakan Puppet Heads, Indonesia #81, #82, #83, #84, #85

$ 450.00

  • Javanese Wayang Peranakan Puppet Heads, Indonesia #81, #82, #83, #84, #85
  • EACH PUPPET HEAD IS SOLD SEPARATELY. PRICE IS FOR ONE PUPPET HEAD ONLY.
  • Please select:
  • Red
  • Turquoise
  • Ebony
  • White
  • Amber
  • Measurements:  35×8×8 cm
  • Material, Condition and Age: Late 20th Century, hand carved and polychromed wood, mounted on a custom iron stand.
  • Purchase includes a custom made metal stand.
  • For most genres, Wayang is the first term, indicating a form of Traditional Theater with or based on Puppets.
  • The Peranakans are an Ethnic Group defined by their Genealogical Descent from the first waves of Southern Chinese settlers to maritime Southeast Asia. Peranakan Culture, especially in the dominant Peranakan centres of Malacca, Singapore, Penang and Medan, is characterized by its unique hybridization of ancient Chinese Culture with the local cultures of the Nusantara Region, the result of a centuries-long history of Transculturation and Interracial Marriage.
  • Origin is Java, Indonesia