Hand Carved and Painted Jungle Scene Egg Statuette and Stand, "Jungle Beauty"
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Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya of Indonesia presents this hand carved and hand painted egg statuette displaying the beauty of the jungle. Among the animals featured are giraffes, zebras and elephants. The egg statuette is carved from albesia wood and the stand is intricately carved from guagule wood.
- 0.30 kgs
- 0.7 lbs
- Statuette: 14 cm H x 9 cm Diam.
- Statuette: 5.5" H x 3.5" Diam.
- Base: 6.5 cm H x 6.5 cm Diam.
- Base: 2.6" H x 2.6" Diam.
In addition to supporting his three children, Gusti also cares for a foster child.
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.
Gusti pays for the education of his three children and his foster child.