Hand Carved Wood Mask, "Comedy and Tragedy"
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A whimsical illusion pertaining to the theater world, this handcarved mask expresses happiness and sorrow with equal ease. An avid carver by tradition, Wayan Rendah works the crocodile wood with absolute finesse to create polarized sentiments with minimal detail. Rendah's shaping of the eyes becomes the key to this illusion, certain to impress the admirers of the handcrafting traditions.
- 0.26 kgs
- 0.6 lbs
- 23 cm H x 13.5 cm W x 5 cm D
- 9" H x 5.25" W x 2" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Wayan Rendah has received 8 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2850 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of raw wood for his carvings.
This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
"Unique and extremely well crafted."
This is a great piece that is very well designed and finely crafted. And the fact that the shade and grain of wood for each piece is a great bonus (mine has a lovely deep shade of brown in a number of places.)
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