Bali & Java
'Day Star' Puzzle Box
The brilliant sun of Bali crowns a decorative box from Made Wirata. It holds a secret. Four pieces link together like a puzzle to hide personal treasures inside.
- Signed by the artist
- Suar wood
- This is a unique handcrafted piece. Wood grain and color can vary slightly
- 0.6 lbs
- 2.8" H x 6.25" W x 2.8" D
The artisan behind ...
Wirata's family has been dedicated to this art for generations.
When he finished elementary school, he apprenticed with his uncle, who taught him to carve traditional images. In 1993, his interest in art lead him to learn from a cousin how the carving of modern statuettes. Wirata began to sell his work in order to sustain his studies and now several galleries in Bali are collecting his creations ... read more