Religious Carved Chess Set, "Rama"
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Ramayana, the great Hindu epic, comes to life in an extraordinary chess set by Ketut Sandi. Each intricate piece is carefully sculpted by hand, depicting Rama, Sita, Jatayu, and Hanoman. Crafted of kepelan wood, its exquisite detail and beauty will incite an inspired game for amateur or champion. This set is foldable, and features detachable legs.
- 2.95 kgs
- 6.5 lbs
- Open: 27 cm H x 48 cm W x 48 cm D
- Open: 10.5" H x 19" W x 19" D
- Folded: 25 cm H x 48 cm W x 15 cm D
- Folded: 9.75" H x 19" W x 6" D
- Tallest piece: 12 cm H x 3 cm W x 3 cm D
- Tallest piece: 4.7" H x 1.2" W x 1.2" D
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.