Bali & Java
'Gracious Hostess' Wine Holder
Masterfully carving Balinese suar wood, Made Wirata depicts a nude woman. She offers a bottle of wine, always the gracious hostess. The graceful figure bears the artisan's signature. Wine not included!
- Each artwork is unique -- wood grain, color, and pattern will differ slightly from picture
- Suar wood
- H 11.75 x L 6.75 x D 3.9 in
- 2.1 lbs
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
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