Wood Dragon Sculpture 'the Guardian' Statuette Original Hand Carved Novica Bali
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Wood Dragon Sculpture 'the Guardian' Statuette Original Hand Carved Novica Bali:
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View other items by this artistBaring fierce fangs, a dragon displays his mythical strength. Menacing spikes line his back while clawed hands arise from the sinuously coiled body. Highly respected in Indonesian culture for their grace and strength, dragons are believed to be the guardians of the gods. Ketut Taram defines its ominous beauty in warm suar wood.
~Hand-crafted by the incomparable artisan, Ketut Taram, whose artwork surpasses all photographic representations. His attention to detail and artistic talent are visually stunning, as praised by his many reviews. This piece of artwork is a true collector's item. Item Details Size :
16.3 inches H x 6.5 inches W x 11.0 inches DWeight : 4.94 pounds Materials : Suar wood Photos are representative of the item being offered, but are not necessarily of the exact item you would receive. As is the nature of handcrafted items, there may be very slight variations from one piece to the next. Novica bypasses all traditional middlemen to offer the best prices on the highest quality works direct from the region of origin. Shipping Shipping to Lower 48 United States
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Larger Picture Ketut Taram Through my art I do hope to provide a good life and a better future for my family, especially for my little child. "My name is Ketut Taram and I was born in the Gianyar regency, Bali, in 1967. I learned how to create my first sculpture from my older brother, Made Mudiawan. From 1975 until 1990 I worked primarily in ... read more
Customer Reviews of Ketut Taram
I ordered one of Ketut Taram's "Baby Dragon" figurines for the 2012 Year of the Dragon. I opened it yesterday and it far exceeds my expectations. Not only is the carving and the wood itself gorgeous, but the dragon's head is 10x better than it looks in the picture. I am extraordinarily impressed with Mr. Taram's work and very highly recommend it to anyone even considering purchasing works of this nature from Bali. Thank you, Mr. Taram, for making such beautiful art! Very best wishes to you, your wife and child. :-) Julianna Hinckley Seattle, WA USA
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