Red Fish-Shaped Ceramic Platter Handmade in Bali, "Red Gourami"
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Putu Oka Mahendra pays tribute to the gurame or gourami, a common food fish in southeast Asia, with this beautiful platter. The platter is crafted by hand of ceramic with great detail; and glazed in red, maroon and brown. Whether you use it to serve fish or just to share some snacks, the platter is sure to make an impression.
Putu Oka Mahendra has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1300 and the most recent for $1100. Proceeds were used to invest in hiring more artisans from his community to increase production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.