A very important character in the Javanese shadow theatre, Semar is the father of the four Panakawan - the servants of the hero who are both extremely funny but also wise and perceptive. They can be used to bring all kinds of topical messages to the popular puppet shows.
Semar is said to embody the guardian spirit of Java.
Painted leather and bamboo handles.
Size: 40 cms (including stick) x 17 cms NB This is a small version puppet and not the full size version