Bali & Java
'Tiki Bali' Mask
Indonesian artisan Made Pastika presents this fearsome-looking tiki mask. Hand-carved out of albesia wood, the mask is painted black with gold accents and features an antiqued finish
- Albesia wood
- Intended as wall decor
- Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
- Antiqued finish
- 0.8 lbs
- 19" H x 5.75" W x 2" D
The artisan behind ...
"I am happy to see that my children do not have to experience the same economic problems I encountered. Their lives are better, full of smiles."
"I was born in a village in Gianyar famous for its legendary wood carving tradition. Practically the entire population is a sculptor who sells nationally and abroad. Unfortunately I couldn't be part of my village's carving tradition because my family was very poor. I am the sixth of seven siblings and it was difficult to provide for us. I had to work as a domestic servant from a very young age. Whereas other kids got to play and go to school, I had to get up early and work late into the night. My sole dream was to be a sculptor... read more