Title: Wuku 15 – Julungpujut
Artist: Dadang Christanto
Medium: cast aluminium, enamel, gold leaf
Price: $ 4,900
Inscriptions: title and artist signature on the base.
Notes: these works are hollow cast aluminium ‘tabletop’ sculptures with a solid base, weighing approximately 2kg each. There are 30 heads in the series, each wuku corresponding to a day of the Javanese Pawukon calendar and containing relevant traditional imagery.
Julungpujut: Presided by a god named Guritna. Loves to socialise, well mannered, ambitious, has the potential to hold a high-ranking position. You like to face challenges, are strong willed and dislike competition. You have great ambitions to rule. Represents beauty and is always needed by others. Ambitious with an intricate way of thinking.