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Product ID: 77105

Lacquered Mango Wood Sculpture, "Longevity Turtle"

byNantana Sompamitre: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (80)
Nantana Sompamitre presents this captivating sea turtle, which he believes to... more

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Nantana Sompamitre presents this captivating sea turtle, which he believes to augur good fortune and long life. Sompamitre carves the turtle from mango wood using manual tools, achieving an exceptionally detailed piece. Painted with by hand, the turtle receives several coats of lacquer, which Sompamitre prepares from the Gluta usitata tree and ashes of burnt rice paddy husks.

  • 0.38 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • 8 cm H x 18.5 cm W x 11 cm D
  • 3.2" H x 7.25" W x 4.3" D

  • Mango wood
  • Made in Thailand.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Thailandicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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80

From PA/USA

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11/10/2020

"the perfect gift"

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I bought this for a friend - c cat lover of course - and she really loved it. Dont hesitate - if you like cats get it! very nice quality

Best Uses

  • decoration

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11/04/2020

"Friends gift"

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This was for my best friend for her birthday and she loved.the gift.

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From Merrimack, NH, United States

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11/04/2020

"Lovely"

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I didnt have a use for this box, I just bought it because it was beautiful. I have since bought 2 more boxes from this artisan.

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From Merrimack, NH, United States

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11/04/2020

"Love these boxes."

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This is the 3rd box Ive purchased from this artisan. They are well crafted and beautiful.

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From Merrimack, NH, United States

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11/04/2020

"Just beautiful!"

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This box was the perfect and decorative way to hold all our duplicate car keys in a convenient place in the entry way.

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Verified Reviewer

10/25/2020

"evokes Memories"

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gift to Mom and she thinks of me every time she uses it

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Beautiful feel and look

Best Uses

  • Holds Q-tips fpr daily use

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