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
"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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