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Product ID: 102029

Wood bookends, "Dogs Like to Read"

byGusti Ngurah Semarajaya: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (143)
Dressed in tie-dyed ikat cloth, two cheerful puppies work as bookends. Gusti... more

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Dressed in tie-dyed ikat cloth, two cheerful puppies work as bookends. Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya carves the dogs from crocodile wood, painting them with fanciful patterns. The dolls can be posed in a variety of positions as they sit on iron bases.

  • 1.00 kgs
  • 2.2 lbs
  • 24 cm H x 20 cm W x 12 cm D
  • 9.5" H x 7.75" W x 4.7" D

  • Crocodile wood, 100% cotton and iron
  • Signed by the artist
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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143

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06/23/2016

"Baby Gift for those who LOVE reading."

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These bookends made a WONDERFUL baby gift. They were charming and well received. I might have to purchase the "cat" bookends!

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Dogs Like to Read, Wood bookends

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Family
  • Occasion: birthday

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02/07/2021

"Lovely"

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i love dragons and turtles... this art piece is beautifully painted it would make a lovelt box to present a gift bit i am keeping it because it makes me happy whenever i look st it

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From San Diego, CA. United States

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01/30/2021

"Top rated puppet doll"

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Am delighted with my new puppet. Can be easily positioned and displayed among books and other memorable curios. Detailed hand-painted facial tattoo.

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01/29/2021

"Lovely for all seasons"

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These heart ornaments are so pretty that they can be displayed year round. I purchased them before Christmas and placed them on my tree. The hearts are a beautiful work of art with dragonflies and flowers. Love them!!

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From Lansing, Michugan

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01/21/2021

"Lovely ornaments"

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These are so pretty. The detail is great and the painting is very delicate. The colors are bright. They are very sturdy. Very cute and so well made.

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From Lansing, Michugan

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01/21/2021

"Cute ornaments"

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These are so pretty and so well made. The colors are bright and vibrant. They are very sturdy. The painting is very detailed and dainty. Love them

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

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.

In addition to supporting his three children, Gusti also cares for a foster child.

Gusti pays for the education of his three children and his foster child.

 
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