|BONDRES KICIR – BIBIH CUNGIH
|Ref. TB14-34 CONTACT
Indonesia-Bali, mid-20th century
(L x W x D) : 15x14,5x9,5 cm
This Topeng’s character is part of the Bondres’ family (clown mask). Kicir Bondres is a population’s caricatures. He is represented most of the time with physical distortion. One eyed or with a harelip, a tooth distortion or protudrings eyes, he can also stammer, limp or be Hunchback.As all Bondres’ masks, his first aptitude is to make people laugh. He also flouts his own infirmity. Tua Bondres fills the same function.