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A Javanese wayang topeng mask, ca. 1950

A Javanese wayang topeng mask, ca. 1950


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1960: Item # 1335126

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A wooden mask from Java in the shape of a bird's head, ca. 1950. This type of masks is called wayang topeng, after the traditional dance performances based on the Mahabharata, Ramayana or stories on the hero Panji. It is in good condition with wear from use to the paint and accumulation with dirt in the deeper carved details. It is thinly carved from medium dense wood. Dim.: WxHxD 16,5x22,5x13cm.