This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Bali's vast creativity results in an abstract sculpture deep in thought
Decorative accessory features surprising contours and open spaces, fascinating when viewed from any angle
Statue is presented by Made Wirata, celebrating the power of the mind
Story Behind the Art:
Gianyar is renowned producing famous Balinese artist and artisans, and Wirata's family has been dedicated to this art for generations.
Wirata first learned to carve from his father, who specialized in a particular style of carving locally known as sri bunga as well as keris - a traditional dagger. When he finished elementary school, he apprenticed with his uncle, who taught him to carve traditional images. In 1993, his interest in art lead him to learn from a cousin how the carving of modern statuettes. Wirata began to sell his work in order to sustain his studies and now several galleries in Bali are collecting his creations
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Ships Carbon Neutral* Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days of the order date.
I purchased this art as a gift for my son. He loved it, and immediately took it to his office. He said the wood grain were even toned and finished. The workmanship was awesome. It will a definitely be a conversation piece. When ordering as a gift, give your self enough time for the order to arrive as this art work comes from Indonesia, and it will take at least 2 weeks. The price made the art work affordable.
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