Handcrafted Blue Ceramic Bowls from Bali (pair), "Blue Banana Leaf"
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The exotic flora of Indonesia becomes a never-ending source of inspiration for master ceramist Putu Oka Mahendra. He designs an attractive pair of bowls he names daun pisang, or "banana leaf" in the Indonesian language.
- 0.26 kgs
- 0.6 lbs
- 4 cm H x 12.5 cm W x 7 cm D
- 1.6" H x 4.9" W x 2.8" D
Putu Oka Mahendra has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1300 and the most recent for $1100. Proceeds were used to invest in hiring more artisans from his community to increase production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.