Javanese Idol

This is a painted wooden idol from 'an island temple near Java.' The god depicted is probably Hanuman, the Hindu monkey god, who is a celibate yogi and ascetic figure.

Museum reference:
NLC-1999-449
Date:
1800 - 1899
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Associated with:
Java, Indonesia · Reputed to be an "idol from a temple" (located on an island ?) "in the Java Seas".
Dimensions:
height: 465mm
width: 315mm
depth: 230mm
Materials:
wood
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