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Product ID: 74526

Handcrafted Cempaka and Sono Wood Travel Backgammon Set, "Dolphin Guard"

Guarded by four loyal dolphins, this travel case opens up to reveal a superb... more

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Guarded by four loyal dolphins, this travel case opens up to reveal a superb backgammon board. The craftsmanship is unique; the board evidences Ketut Sandi's expertise and artistic imagination. He uses manual tools to carve the dolphins' detailed imagery from cempaka wood. The checkers and dice are all carved by hand from sono wood; the lighter pieces are carved from the external part of the wood.

  • 1.73 kgs
  • 3.8 lbs
  • Open: 60 cm H x 45.5 cm W x 3.5 cm D
  • Open: 23.5" H x 18" W x 1.4" D
  • Closed: 25.5 cm H x 45.5 cm W x 7 cm D
  • Closed: 10" H x 18" W x 2.8" D
  • Handles: 6.5 cm L x 16.5 cm W
  • Handles: 2.6" L x 6.5" W
  • Dice: 2 cm H x 2 cm W x 2 cm D
  • Dice: 0.8" H x 0.8" W x 0.8" D
  • Playing pieces: 2.5 cm Diam.
  • Playing pieces: 1" Diam.

  • Cempaka and sono wood
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Warning: Choking Hazard. Small parts -- not for children under 3 years.
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Java
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Ketut Sandi has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1200 and the most recent for $1200. Proceeds were used to stock up on the wood he needs for his hand-carved artistry.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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  • This was a gift for: Son
  • Occasion: Christmas

38 Testimonials for Ketut Sandi

Chris

Jungle Frolic just arrived - absolutely spectacular! What an incredible imagination and talent. Thank you Ketut!

Melanie

Pennsylvania/ USA

Jennifer

Keyser, West Virginia, United States

I just received the Mermaid Marriage, backgammon game. The packaging was the best I've ever seen. There are no words to describe the artistry of this piece. It is absolutely beautiful. The detail is exquisite. I would recommend this to anyone. Mr. Sandi is one talented man!!
 
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