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Wadang and Albesia Wood King Nekula Decorative Shadow Puppet, "Nakula"

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The striking figure of Nakula from the Hindu epic Mahabharata is captured in this exquisite shadow puppet. Javanese artisan Gunadi crafts his masterpiece from wadang and albesia wood, then hand-paints the finer details. Nakula is considered the most handsome of the five Pandava brothers and was appointed along with his twin brother Sahadeva as the king of Madra kingdom.

  • 0.16 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • Puppet: 24 cm H x 7.5 cm W x 1 cm D
  • Puppet: 9.5" H x 3" W x 0.4" D
  • Display stand: 3 cm H x 12 cm W x 5 cm D
  • Display stand: 1.2" H x 4.7" W x 2" D

  • Wadang wood, albesia wood
  • For decorative use only
  • Not a toy. Not intended for use by children age 12 or under.
  • Base included
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Java
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Gunadi has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $350 and the most recent for $700.

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01/17/2020

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"Very fine attention to detail"

The shaping was beautiful and the painting was marvelous. The closer I look at my shadow puppets, the more there is to admire. Thanks to the artist.

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