Artisan Carved Balinese Hand Painted Mask and Stand, "Dream of Butterflies"
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Butterflies alight on flowers that bloom on a woman's smooth cheek. By Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya, this beautiful hibiscus wood mask is carved and painted by hand. It poses on a stand of guagule wood.
- 0.26 kgs
- 0.6 lbs
- 31 cm H x 17 cm W x 8.5 cm D
- 12.25" H x 6.75" W x 3.3" D
- Hibiscus wood, guagule wood stand
- Display stand included
- Signed by the artist
- Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
- Hibiscus wood varies greatly in color and grain
- Free Gift Wrap? Yes
- Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
- Made in Indonesia.
- Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Java
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to invest in wood and additional labor for production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Gusti now has artisan assistants who help with the hand-painting of his designs. Each of these assistants works from home.