Auction 352 Non European Civilizations - Malay Archipelago

JAVA -- PIGEAUD, Th. Javaanse volksvertoningen. Bijdrage tot de beschrijving van land en volk. Batavia, 1938. 545 pp. W. 125 ill. on 52 plates, partly cold. 4°. Brds. w. batik dust-j. (Upper outer corner ti-p. rep., stamp on ti.).

Fundamental detailed scientific study describing various forms of the Javanese and Madurese popular theatre, its origin, mythology, characters and characteristics, cultural heritage and legacy, which includes a major part on Wayang Topèng (performed with painted wooden masks), compares with more common and better known forms of Shadow Theatre as Wayang Kulit, Wayang-Wong, Wayang Golèk, etc. - Groenendael, 375.

€ 120

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