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Wood Mask Depicting Kumbakarna from the Ramayana Epic, "Evil Kumbakarna"

Imposing eyes stare out at the viewer, representing a character from Bali's... more

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Imposing eyes stare out at the viewer, representing a character from Bali's richly cultural folklore. In the great Hindu Ramayana epic, Kumbakarna is the brother of Rahwana, the evil ogre king who abducts Sita, wife of the hero Rama. Eventually, Rama and his brother Laksmana defeat Kumbakarna, their divine arrows cutting him down mercilessly one body part at a time. To create this image, Nyoman Indrawati Subrata of the Subrata Family patiently carves suar wood by hand, as symmetrical details reveal the artist's true magic.

  • 1.03 kgs
  • 2.3 lbs
  • 26 cm H x 22 cm W x 11 cm D
  • 10.25" H x 8.75" W x 4.3" D

  • Suar wood
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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Alexandra

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11/17/2016

"Stunning and Amazing!"

I bought this as a gift and I want to keep it for myself!! It is beyond stunning! The detail in the carvings is truly amazing. One of the best purchase I have ever made. It was very very well wrapped and protected in the shipping box. The gift wrapping was beautiful as well!

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  • Occasion: Christmas

Sylvain

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05/24/2022

"Spectacular!! Exquisite details!"

Coming back for more and make it a pair! :)

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Jackson

From New York

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05/21/2022

"Perfectly Compact"

As a collector of handmade chess sets, I can attest to the excellent craftsmanship of this set and the lightweight build that makes it perfectly compact for travel!

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Andrew

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04/04/2022

"a great statue"

This is an outstanding piece. The quality, craftsmanship and attention to detail by this artist is simply incredible. A truly fantastic piece to display at home. Many thanks to the artist for their skillful artistry.

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NANCY

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03/19/2022

"Magnificent!"

Barong is now busy protecting the house, frightening evil spirits but grinning heartily at the rest of us. He has added a colorful and life-enhancing presence that is a delight to encounter daily. After his arrival I particularly enjoyed watching Barong dance rituals on YouTube and highly recommend them to anyone contemplating ordering the mask since you ll understand his significance and character better. Incidentally, I had no trouble hanging him on the wall with a tiny bit of ingenuity.

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Robert J.

From Dallas, Texas, United States

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03/17/2022

"Wedding gift"

Absolutely beautiful. I gave this pair as a wedding gift and the recipients loved them. A unique piece of art has more meaning than a store bought, massed produced article and supports the craftsmen and their family. Please dont hesitate if considering a carving by the Subrata Family. You will not be disappointed.

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  • Occasion: wedding

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

Subrata has been a master carver for many years. He is one of the original Novica artisans and now provides work to other artisans at his carving workshop. He has trained his daughter, Indrawati, in all aspects of his business and she will keep the workshop going when Subrata no longer is able to.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Nyoman Subrata has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1300 and the most recent for $2600. Proceeds were used to stock up on the materials he needs, such as various woods.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Subrata employs carvers and finishers at his workshop.

Caring for Children

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This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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