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Hand Carved Wood Snake Sculpture, "Cobra"

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In an amazing display of his eye for detail and steady hand, Wayan Rendah carves... more

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In an amazing display of his eye for detail and steady hand, Wayan Rendah carves accacia wood into an incredibly realistic portrayal of a poisonous cobra. The serpent's arched head and coiled tail reveal its strength and charisma in a powerful way. In Bali, the cobra is considered a holy serpent, often portrayed in the company of Siwa, the god of balance. Siwa is one of the three gods in Bali that governs birth, life and death. Siwa is often shown with a cobra that rests on his head and around his neck while he peacefully sits in a meditative state.

  • 0.29 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 25 cm H x 16 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 9.75" H x 6.25" W x 3.2" D

  • Acacia wood
  • Each artwork is unique -- wood grain, color, and pattern will differ slightly from picture
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
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426

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06/21/2016

"Stunning wood carving"

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I was struck by the design and theme of this item looking at it on the Novica website. I ordered it and was even more impressed viewing it at home. The detail is amazing. Every cut is perfect. To me this item represents power and beauty. It is a wonderful addition to my art collection.

Tags By Michael

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  • Decorative wood art, Carved wood

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From Radcliff, Ky.

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08/10/2017

"I love it"

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The detail is amazing. Well worth the money.

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From USA

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11/01/2016

"So Lifelike, almost scary"

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It is truly lifelike. The workmanship is incredible. The wood, the stain and the intricacy is unbelievable. Thank you Wayan for this creation - I will treasure it for many years.

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07/15/2016

"Most wonderful woodcarving. My visitors are amazed"

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Perfect artistry. Must be a wonderful artist.

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01/28/2020

"Intriguing and Intricate Piece"

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Bought this for my son to add to his collection of Wayans carvings. It is amazing and beautiful. Love it!!

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01/01/2020

"Beautiful"

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Looks just like the picture

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05/12/2021

"Beautiful workmanship!"

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Such a beautiful sculpture and unique. The quality is excellent!

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05/12/2021

"Beautiful couple"

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This sculpture is beautifully made. I love looking at it every day.

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anniversary gift wedding gift love gift.

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05/02/2021

"Beautiful Piece"

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Exceptional craftsmanship. I joy to see everyday.

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05/02/2021

"Quality workmanship and wood!"

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Such a well made carving of quality wood! I bought it for my daughter?s anniversary. She loves it.

Tags By Katie

A couple with one child- perfect!

Best Uses

  • Ornamental

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04/28/2021

"Perfect!"

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Exactly as pictured. Just lovely!

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04/19/2021

"Beautiful Hand Carving"

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This smaller hand is well crafted in beautiful wood. Wayan is an artist, and I appreciate his work!

Tags By Deborah

Beautifully carved gorgeous wood well crafted

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  • Holds smaller items, like lip gloss and nail files

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

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

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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