Hand Painted Modern Balinese Mask and Stand, "Queen of Elephants"
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Elephants parade across the face of a beautiful woman who closes her eyes to dream. By Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya, the enigmatic hibiscus wood mask is painted by hand. It poses on a stand of guagule wood.
- 0.16 kgs
- 0.4 lbs
- 29 cm H x 15 cm W x 8.5 cm D
- 11.5" H x 6" 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
In addition to supporting his three children, Gusti also cares for a foster child.
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.
Gusti pays for the education of his three children and his foster child.