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Indonesian Ceremonial Dance Mask. Wood. Hand Painted. Cirebon. Java. Indonesia

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    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… Continue reading

Old Canister with 2 Compartments and Lid, Java / Lombok Area, Indonesia

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Detail: This is really a unique and cool canister made from metal. It has a larger lower compartment with a lid that has another smaller compartment (with lid). Very unique and ornate from a geographic area that is known more for carved bamboo canisters. Circa early-… Continue reading

Book: History of Far Eastern Art, Hard Cover

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Detail: 656 images an 60 color plates in hard cover in very good condition, like new. 527 pages. Library of Congress # 64-11575. A comprehensive study and research on oriental art. Book includes a comparative time chart, maps, chronological tables, guide to pronunciation. Contents in… Continue reading
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