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A very old and well used hand crafted Shadow Puppet of the Goddess Durga. Betari Durga or Goddess Durga was originally the wife of Betara Guru when she was beautiful , she was changed into a wrathful demon when she refused the advances of Betara Guru. This is an antique example of a Wayang Kulit, hand painted buffalo hide and well worn wooden dowel handles. One of the oldest puppets we have acquired, this is a stunning collectible example.Dimensions: 28 x 10 inchesDate: Early to Mid 20th centuryProvenance: Collected in the mid 1980's by Ira Marks.* The wooden base is not included.

Condition

well weathered and worn, fair condition.

Starting Bid

$50.00

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Goddess Durga Antique Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

Estimate $150 - $300Jun 19, 2018