YOGYAKARTA WAYANG FISH SET

   


The search for Java decorated silver pieces in a format that the Dutch settlers wanted is epitomized by this fish set.


indonesia yogya fish set wayang
the fish set is 800 silver and is very large and heavy. I have included a ruler and normal tea sized spoon so you can see the size.

Similar to the  other pieces, the utensils are topped by a wayang figure and the stem represents the bamboo pole used to manipulate the puppets.

indonesia yogya silver fish slice wayang

The fish slice is decorated by a cutout and engraved fish which is again surrounded by traditional foilage


indonesia yogya silver fish wayang

The fork is also decorated with a cutout and engraved fish

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