An unidentified male hero. The only iconographic clue to his specific identity is his dark color, which suggests that this may have served as an image of Kresna (Krishna) in the Mahabharata epic.
Unidentified narrative depicting a man and two monkeys, one of which is impaled and tied onto a pole, Batuan
Object used in religious rituals.
Painting on canvas of Calonarang ceremony located in a generic temple, featuring the confrontation of Barong (Banaspati raja) and Rangda (Durga). Above are typical images of village life. Painted in the colorful naÃ¯ve style associated with the village of Peliatan near Ubud.
It is carved on both sides depicting a female dancer flanked by red and green nagas. Possibly belonging to a musical instrument, a processional vehicle or a temple ornament. Holes drilled beneath the nagas indicate that it was once fastened to a larger assembly.
Possibly an architectural detail. Carved wood.
Twalen, one of the Balinese Wayang Kulit clowns.
This pair of paintings is illustrative of a mode of routine production in which Balinese culture is transformed into a marketable commodity and a way of making a living in the developing cash economy of 20th century Indonesia. Dickinson accesssioned items 19220.127.116.11 through 10 are similar to these, but depict less idealized female activities.
Unidentified narrative depicting man shot with an arrow in the landscape. Un unfinished pencil sketch is on the reverse. Batuan
Landscape with farmer, boy and woman collecting water from a spring. Batuan
Unidentified narrative, Batuan
A well-dressed woman in dance posture. Batuan
Woman receiving fruit from a monkey. Unidentified narrative, Batuan
A woman carrying a basket of offerings to a temple. Batuan
Woman and child at a spring. Batuan
Architectural sculpture (post support).
Merdah, one of the Balinese Wayang Kulit clowns.
The monkey king Subali from the Ramayana epic.
Monkey warrior to be used in shadow puppet (Wayang Kulit) performances of the Ramayana epic.
Woman and boy at a spring. Batuan
Nicely carved piece.
Made for retail sale.