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Wayang klitik puppet of the character Pak Melik, also known as Nayagenggong. Made of carved and painted wood. The rod for manipulating it is missing.
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Height: 34.70 centimetres
Weight: 200 grammes
Width: 9.50 centimetres (heel to toe)
Depth: 6 centimetres
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The comic character Pak Melik, also known as Nayagenggong, is paired with the comic character Sabda Palon.
Information provided by Rudy Wiratama, Gajah Mada University, July 2018.
Wooden 'wayang figure' of a man rendered in a naturalistic style, the body flat and the head carved in the round.
The residue of the collection of Sir Stamford Raffles, formed in 1810-24 and presented to the Museum in 1859. Mrs Drake is the grand daughter of the Rev. Raffles Flint, nephew and heir of Sir Stamford.
See Sir Stamford Raffles, "History of Java", chapter 8 and J. Kunst, "The Music of Java".
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2019 29 Jan-May, Singapore, Asian Civilisations Museum, Raffles in Southeast Asia
2019-2020 Sept-Jan, Gallery 91, Sir Stamford Raffles
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