Sembadra

€160.00

This puppet is antique and was actually used for several years in Javanese Shadow Theatre.

Sister of Krishna and Baladewa, king of Mandura, Sembadra is a gentle and noble character from the Mahabharata epic. She is the first wife of Arjuna and mother of  Abimanyu, later one of the first kings of Java.
It's very well preserved, and the three sticks are all made of water buffalo horn.

Puppet Details:
Original Antique Wayang Kulit
Handcrafted in: Central Java - Indonesia
Material: water buffalo leather
Sticks: water buffalo horn
Body Size:  30 cm
Total Size:  44 cm
Conditions: no significant damage. Signs of the wearing effect of time on antique puppets are not a defect but are to be considered proof of their authenticity
Availability: This puppet is an unique handmade craft. What you see is exactly the item you'll receive. 

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