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Art Gallery - Sculpture Wood - Asian Culture
Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Art Gallery - Sculpture Wood - Asian Culture are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.

Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Banana Grove' (Indonesia)
$59.99

Voluptuous leaves in a grove of banana trees rustle in the summer sun. Keeping alive the artisan heritage of her late husband, Putra Suteja, Eka removes the husk from a coconut shell and polishes the piece to a sheen. She then carves the delightful m more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Brave Hanoman' (Indonesia)
$62.99

The brave and mighty Hanoman, the Monkey King, appears in this extraordinary sculpture from Eka. According to the Ramayana, Hanoman aided Rama in the rescue of his beloved Sita. The spherical sculpture is expertly carved by hand from coconut shell an more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Bunny Rabbit' (Indonesia)
$59.99

Safe amid luscious vegetation, bunny rabbits leap and frolic. Keeping alive the artisan heritage of her late husband, Putra Suteja, Eka removes the husk from a coconut shell and polishes the piece to a sheen. She then carves a delightful motif depict more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Busy Bees' (Indonesia)
$62.99

Bees are busy in the florid forests of Bali inspiring this sculpture from Eka. This charming sculpture is carved by hand from polished coconut shell. Keeping her late husband's artisan heritage alive, Eka gives new life to these objects. It stands on more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Eclipse Ogre' (Indonesia)
$59.99

Eka presents a well-detailed coconut shell sculpture featuring Kala Rahu, who according to Vedic legend was an ogre who wanted to own the world, and to be immortal. Rahu stole the amrita or elixir of immortality, and the Sun and Moon deities raised t more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Enlightenment' (Indonesia)
$59.99

Sitting alone with eyes closed in the middle of a lush jungle, a man seeks enlightenment. That is, to realize his full potential in order to advance and grow in consciousness. The image is carved with magnificent artistry on a coconut shell sculpture more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Forest Vendors' (Indonesia)
$59.99

Carrying scales on one shoulder, vendors kneel in the middle of a lush forest. Eka details the imagery with sublime artistry as she carves this round sculpture form coconut shell. Arrives with an albesia wood stand. Please note size and coloring may more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Frog Fortunes' (Indonesia)
$62.99

Said to bring good fortune, a frog hides in a lily patch that blossoms in the swamp. From Bali's Eka, the coconut sculpture is carved by hand with admirable detail. Features an albesia wood stand. more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Good Demon Boma' (Indonesia)
$79.99

A good demon, Boma's image is found on the gate or door of many homes in Bali as he is believed to shield a house from evil spirits. Keeping alive the artisan heritage of her late husband, Putra Suteja, Eka presents an intricately carved coconut shel more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Kala Rau Legend' (Indonesia)
$72.99

Kala Rau opens his gaping maw to devour the Hindu moon goddess, Dewi Ratih. Yet she is an immortal spirit. Keeping alive the artisan heritage of her late husband, Putra Suteja, Eka presents an intricately carved coconut shell sculpture. It stands on more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Papaya Trees' (Indonesia)
$49.49

Papaya trees begin to sway with the weight of their ripe, delicious fruits. Putra Suteja carves the sculpture by hand from a coconut shell, expertly detailing tree trunk, leaves, and papayas. Includes an albesia wood base. Please note size and colori more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Ramayana Epic Battle' (Indonesia)
$87.99

Rama, Sita, Hanoman and the Ogre King appear as images from the Hindu epic Ramayana come to life on a coconut shell. From Eka, this elegant sculpture pays tribute to the art of her late husband. It stands on an albesia wood base. more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Scary Rangda' (Indonesia)
$72.99

Wicked and powerful, Rangda appears on this coconut shell sculpture from Bali's Eka. The hand-carved sculpture is detailed with finesse and dramatic artistry. The Calonarang dance relates the story of Rangda, mother of Erlangga, King of Bali in the T more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Seahorses' (Indonesia)
$67.99

Seahorses swim through an underwater world of ferns and coral. Keeping her late husband's artisan heritage alive, Eka removes the husk from a coconut shell and polishes the piece to a sheen before carving the images. Beautiful and original, it stands more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'The Shepherd' (Indonesia)
$59.99

With a flute in his hand and his lunch in a bag, a young boy fearlessly rides a water buffalo through the lush Indonesian jungle. A scene from everyday life, it inspires this detailed sculpture from Eka in Bali. The coconut shell sculpture is expertl more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Water Buffalo' (Indonesia)
$62.99

Water buffaloes roaming through lush forests inspire this sculpture from Eka in Bali. The spherical sculpture is carved by hand from coconut shell with amazing detailed artistry. It rests on an albesia wood stand. more...


Coconut shell sculpture, 'Water Jars' (Indonesia)
$67.99

Relaxing for a moment, a man rests with the water jars he carries over his shoulders. Floral tendrils surround the man with lavish arabesques in a sculpture by Putra Suteja. Keeping her late husband's artisan heritage alive, Eka removes the husk from more...


Wood sculpture, 'Balinese Businessman' (Indonesia)
$69.99

The businessman in Indonesia dresses very smartly. Wearing a suit and tie, his straw hat protects him from the glaring sun. Made Pastika creates a wonderful characterization as he carves this sculpture from albesia wood and gives it an aged finish. more...


Wood sculpture, 'Blossoming Shield' (Thailand)
$134.99

A flower blossoms with sublime artistry in a sculpture by Thailand's Jaifah Aksornsri. She carves the sculpture by hand from noble rain tree wood, and sets it on the iron pillars of a stand carved from the same wood. more...


Wood sculpture, 'Drum Song' (Thailand)
$139.99

Handsome and graceful, a young musician plays his drum. Dressed in golden clothing, the serene being is radiant. Ning Charoensri gilds the rain tree wood sculpture and adorns it with colorful glass inlay. more...


Wood sculpture, 'Fetching Water I' (Indonesia)
$24.99

Wearing a long skirt of the same color as her head scarf, a woman approaches a well with a pitcher in her hands. Resting it on her waist, she sways gracefully as she walks. Made Pastika hand-carves the albesia wood sculpture by hand and gives it an a more...


Wood sculpture, 'Fetching Water II' (Indonesia)
$34.99

Holding a kendi (pitcher) on her head, a woman sways seductively inspiring this sculpture. Made Pastika hand-carves the albesia wood sculpture by hand and gives it an aged finish. more...


Wood sculpture, 'Fetching Water III' (Indonesia)
$57.99

Dressed in emerald and gold, a woman approaches a well carrying a long jar on her shoulder. She gracefully walks with a hand on her hip inspiring this sculpture. Made Pastika hand-carves the albesia wood sculpture by hand and gives it an aged finish. more...


Wood sculpture, 'Firewood' (Indonesia)
$29.99

Dressed in a yellow and brown sarong, a woman carries firewood on her head to keep her family warm at night. She inspires Made Pastika to carve this beautiful albesia wood sculpture, which he paints and finishes to achieve an aged finish. more...


Wood sculpture, 'Golden Rooster' (Thailand)
$47.99

Heralding the advent of a new day, a majestic rooster is perched amid swirling vines in a sunny medallion. Yodying Chaiwut presents Thai artistic customs with the patterned carvings that embellish this piece. The sculpture is treated to achieve an ag more...


Wood sculpture, 'Golden-Green Rooster' (Thailand)
$49.99

Heralding the advent of a new day, a majestic rooster is perched amid swirling vines in a sunny medallion. Yodying Chaiwut presents Thai artistic customs with the patterned carvings that embellish this piece. The sculpture is treated to achieve an ag more...


Wood sculpture, 'Grace' (Indonesia)
$137.99

Holding on to his mama's sarong for assurance, a little boy finds his first steps under her watchful eyes. She balances a big jackfruit over her head as they keep each other company during the day. A beautiful homage to motherhood, this sono wood scu more...


Wood sculpture, 'Indonesian Gentleman I' (Indonesia)
$69.99

Wearing a long coat, red pants and hat, this Indonesian man poses with proud elegance. Made Pastika hand-carves the sculpture from albesia wood, and after painting it he gives it an aged finish to enhance its aesthetic allure. more...


Wood sculpture, 'Indonesian Gentleman II' (Indonesia)
$157.99

Puffing on a cigar under a wide brimmed hat, this Indonesian gentleman stands with proud elegance. Made Pastika hand-carves the sculpture from albesia wood, and after painting it he gives it an aged finish to enhance its aesthetic allure. more...


Wood sculpture, 'Indonesian Inspector' (Indonesia)
$112.99

Puffing on a cigar under a wide brimmed hat, this Indonesian inspector stands with proud elegance. Made Pastika hand-carves the sculpture from albesia wood, and after painting it he gives it an aged finish to enhance its aesthetic allure. more...


Wood sculpture, 'Magnificent Huang' (Thailand)
$92.99

Jaifah Aksornsri invokes the presence of Huang, the mythological bird of east Asia that reigns over all other birds. Originally there was a male version too, Feng which later was fused with Huang and therefore became known as Fenghuang, a female enti more...


Wood sculpture, 'Offering' (Indonesia)
$34.99

Dressed in green and white, a woman carries a bowl on her head. Balinese women often carry food or temple offerings in similar bowls. Honored by ancient customs preserved through time, Made Pastika carves this beautiful albesia wood sculpture featuri more...


Wood sculpture, 'Undercover Officer' (Indonesia)
$109.99

Puffing on a cigar under a wide brimmed hat, this Indonesian officer is working undercover. Made Pastika hand-carves the sculpture from albesia wood, and after painting it he gives it an aged finish to enhance its aesthetic allure. more...


Wood sculpture, 'Waiting' (Indonesia)
$34.99

Faceless, this sculpture of a Balinese woman is highly expressive. Made Pastika carves the albesia sculpture by hand, portraying the woman with her hands behind her back, curious and serenely facing the horizon. more...


Wood sculpture, 'Woman from Banjarjuga' (Indonesia)
$57.99

A woman from Banjarjuga approaches a water well carrying a pot in her hands, her beauty inspiring Made Pastika for this sculpture. Working with albesia wood, he carves the sculpture with masterful artistry and after painting it he treats it with an a more...


Wood statuette, 'Fish Seller' (Indonesia)
$464.99

Her face is sweet and tender as her eyes search for customers since her basket is filled with the day's catch. A moving portrayal of everyday life, this sculpture boasts detailed perfection and vivid realism. Wayan Dirga carves this sculpture by hand more...


Wood statuette, 'Gandhi, Messenger of Peace' (India)
$64.99

Father of the Indian nation, Mahatma Gandhi is hailed as a universal hero. Suresh and Devender Garg pays tribute to this inspiring man with an expressive, hand-carved kadam wood image. His smile embodies his Ahimsa principle of non-violence – "Nonv more...


Wood statuette, 'Graceful Dancer' (Indonesia)
$699.99

Indah means “aesthetic” in Balinese, referring to the artful beauty of this statuette. A slender young woman kneels, arms stretched upwards as her hands strike a graceful pose. Nude contours seduce the viewer, accentuated by the sinewy grain of h more...


Wood statuette, 'Janger Dancer' (Indonesia)
$154.99

Nyoman Subrata transforms suar wood into an extraordinary tribute to beauty and dance in this intricately carved piece depicting a Janger dancer. The elaborate headdress is elaborated with meticulous detail - crowning the poised expression of a dance more...


Wood statuette, 'Janger Dancer' (Indonesia)
$294.99

Wayan Rendah has captures the spiritual qualities of a beautiful Janger dancer via the gentle swaying movements of this traditional Balinese dance. The Janger is performed by twelve young girls and twelve young boys who sit in opposing rows, taking t more...


Wood statuette, 'Levitation' (Indonesia)
$52.99

By Wayan Rendah, this beautiful sculpture depicts a person sitting in meditation. Rendah utilizes a unique design that suggests levitation, as the heart and mind rise above the loins. Hand-carved from suar wood, this piece adds a distinctive Balinese more...


Wood statuette, 'Planting Rice' (Indonesia)
$19.99

Painting with monochrome hues, Agung Mayun conveys the beauty of the Balinese landscape in this harvest scene. He works with acrylic depicting men at work on the rice terraces. They are surrounded by mischievous ducks and geese. The albesia wood egg more...


Wood statuette, 'Playing Kemong' (Indonesia)
$119.99

A man closes his eyes, enveloped in the aura created by his traditional instrument. The kemong is a kind of small, hand-held gong, usually made of bronze and used in the Balinese gamelan orchestra to mark the midpoints of melodies. Wayan Rendah shape more...


Wood statuette, 'Playing Kemong' (Indonesia)
$262.99

Tradition is Wayan Dirga's muse, inspiring him to carve an extraordinary sculpture of a man playing the kemong. Often used to mark the midpoints of melodies, the kemong is a small gong usually made of bronze, with a knob that is hit with a mallet. Th more...


Wood statuette, 'Praying Woman' (Indonesia)
$49.99

A Balinese woman prays to God, her two hands raised towards the sky, delicately presenting a flower. Wayan Rendah hand-carves this sculpture, extracting yogic contours from the smooth beauty of local suar wood. Accentuated by the sleek lines of her t more...


Wood statuette, 'Sensual Beauty' (Indonesia)
$79.99

Wayan Rendah captures the legendary beauty of a Balinese woman in an abstract portrait. Sculpted of suar wood, it depicts her applying mepayas (makeup) while holding a hand mirror. The elongated form and supple curves offer an intriguing perspective more...


Wood statuette, 'Sitting Janger' (Indonesia)
$157.99

Gracefully poised, this Janger dancer awaits her cue to perform in this sublime statuette by Wayan Rendah. Delicately hand-carved from crocodile wood, Rendah's work is meticulous in the young girl's portrayal as he captures the elegance of her moveme more...

 

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