Indonesian Wood Statuette, "Supportive Hand"
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Stretching upward, a hand reaches toward its goal. The hand of a friend grasps its wrist in a gesture of support and solidarity. Two people now share the same objective. "This piece exemplifies the friendly warmth of the Balinese spirit," sculptor Wayan Dirga explains.
- 1.19 kgs
- 2.6 lbs
- 34 cm H x 16 cm W x 14 cm D
- 13.5" H x 6.25" W x 5.5" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Wayan Dirga has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of wood for his sculptures.
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.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
"Great wood carving of the human hand"
This carving is poignant and powerful in its simplicity. A testament to the artistic sensibility of the artist.
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