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Carved Wood Display Doll, "Under the Black Moon"

Her face shows a mysterious lunar eclipse, enveloping the lovely woman in... more

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Her face shows a mysterious lunar eclipse, enveloping the lovely woman in enigma. Carefully sculpted of crocodile wood and painted by hand, this doll represents a Balinese beauty. Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya creates an image that reflects the wealth of art and culture in Bali. She wears a gown of cotton ikat cloth. The word means "to tie" in the Malaysian language, and the threads are dyed in random patterns before weaving.

  • 0.39 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • Doll: 58 cm H x 41.5 cm W x 7 cm D
  • Doll: 22.75" H x 16.25" W x 2.8" D
  • Folded: 14 cm H x 10 cm W x 10 cm D
  • Folded: 5.5" H x 3.9" W x 3.9" D

  • Crocodile wood and cotton
  • Not a toy. Not intended for use by children age 12 or under.
  • Signed by the artist
  • Base included
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Java
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You can find our carved wood display doll 'Under the Black Moon' by Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya in decor accessories categories such as Wood Decorative Dolls and Puppets and Cotton Decorative Dolls and Puppets. Enjoy exploring these sections for other Novica treasures.

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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10/15/2017

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"Mystical Moon Goddess"

This item is beautifully crafted and painted. I love her, and is a great addition to my other Balinese dolls.

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"Awesome!"

She sits in my office and gets lots of compliments. She has amazing presence. Gorgeous work! Want more from this artist.

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61 Testimonials for Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya

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Bloomington, Indiana

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happytobehere

minnesota/USA

I just received my Storyteller Hippo. It is as delightful in person as it is in the photos online. I am impressed with the beautiful artwork that makes this storyteller doll unique. I would love to order at least one more so that the hippo has company. Thanks for sharing your talent!

Buffy

The ""Lotus Buddha"" came today, and I am beyond pleased! This piece has definitely exceeded my expectations. Thank you so much for creating such beautiful work!
 
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