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Old 8th January 2019, 11:44 AM   #1
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Default What Wayang Kulit figure is depicted in this 'tombak'?

I have always been fascinated by the Wayang Kulit.

28cm figure height

We have acquired a full Indonesian Wayang Kulit screen.
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Old 8th January 2019, 12:05 PM   #2
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Old 8th January 2019, 12:25 PM   #3
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Thank you, I knew he was an important figure. Could not remember his name. The face seems 'different'?

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Hello Bill,
I would agree that it could be semar.

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Old 8th January 2019, 07:16 PM   #5
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It is most definitely Semar, the "Soul of Jawa".
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