Indonesian Ceremonial Topeng Dance Mask. Wood. Hand Painted. Cirebon. Java.
This mask was used in a dramatic form of Indonesian dance called Topeng. Such masks are used to interpret traditional stories concerning fabled kings, heros and myths.
Hand made and hand painted in the mid-1900s and acquired in Cirebon in West Java (about 200 miles east of Jakarta).
In good condition for its age and use. A scrape on the top of the head. Amazing expression.
Stand not included.