Superb examples of Batik on wood from Java
A great variety of motifs and colors commonly used in Batik art is seen in this pair of King & Queen figures made in solid wood.
Superb workmanship in both the wood carving as well as the Batik Painting
Note the details of hairstyles and each element of the costume in both the figures.
Java - acquired from Solo city
Recently made. Produced after 2000.
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.