Bali & Java
'Tragi-Comedy' Crocodile Wood Mask
A whimsical illusion pertaining to the theater world, this handcarved mask expresses happiness and sorrow with equal ease. An avid carver by tradition, Wayan Rendah works the crocodile wood with absolute finesse to create polarized sentiments with minimal detail. Rendah's shaping of the eyes becomes the key to this illusion, certain to impress the admirers of the handcrafting traditions.
Includes a jute cord for hanging.
- Crocodile wood
- This is a unique handcrafted piece. Wood grain and color may vary slightly
- 9 x 5.25 x 2 inches
- 0.6 lb
The artisan behind ...
The artistry of Wayan Rendah has been featured in numerous periodicals, including Sunset magazine.
"My ideas were unconventional at the time - developing abstract figures inspired by the form and texture of the piece of wood I had selected, combining traditional themes with modern poses and more sensual shapes ... read more