Ceramic Tea Set from Indonesia (Set for 2), "Elephant Clan"
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A celebration of Bali's magnificent fauna, this original tea set is shaped like mighty elephants. Designed by Putu Oka Mahendra, the set includes a teapot and two cups, each shaped by hand with expressive detail. Crafted of ceramic and high-fired for eight hours, the teapot's original allure is complemented with a fine rattan handle.
- 1.89 kgs
- 4.2 lbs
- Teapot: 14 cm H x 18 cm W x 13 cm D
- Teapot: 5.5" H x 7" W x 5" D
- Teapot volume: 950 ml
- Teapot volume: 32 oz.
- Cups (2): 6 cm H x 13 cm W x 8 cm D
- Cups (2): 2.4" H x 5" W x 3.2" D
- Cup volume: 200 ml
- Cup volume: 6 oz.
- Saucers (2): 1 cm H x 13 cm Diam.
- Saucers (2): 0.4" H x 5" Diam.
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.