Bali & Java
From Made Wirata, this sleek sculpture distills the essence of the elephant in a modern sculpture. With its trunk raised in a joyous trumpet, the forest creature triumphs over the challenges of its habitat.
- Signed by the artist
- Suar wood
- This is a unique handcrafted piece. Wood grain and color can vary slightly
- 1.0 lbs
- 9.75" H x 2.8" W x 3.9" 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