Sri Bawang Torso by Wayan Wangen

USD$488

  • Sri Bawang Torso by Wayan Wangen
  • Suar Wood Sculpture 2012
  • Dimensions: H58cm x L30cm x W15cm

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Sri Bawang Torso by  Wayan Wangen, 2010. Wood sculpture from Suar Wood, original piece by artist Wayan Wangen.

This sculpture is a torso of Sri Bawang. It highlights the girl’s beauty of modesty and devotion. It is in her faithfulness that Nature rewards her, through the gifts brought to her by the Golden Bird.

The Story of Sri Bawang

Onion (Dewi Sri Bawang) and Garlic, is an old tale well known in Indonesia. Both in Javanese and Balinese history. It is a story of two sisters, Bawang Merah (Onion) and Bawang Putih (Garlic). Bawang Merah is honest, diligent and dutiful. Helping her parents and has a kind, generous nature. She is always bullied by her sister Bawang Putih.

Out of Bawang Putih’s jealousy, Bawang Merah was driven away into the forest. There she received blessing from God and help from a Golden Bird. She was gifted with a miraculous gift and to protect her from the lies and accusations of Bawang Putih.

This sculpture is a torso of Sri Bawang. It highlights the girl’s beauty of modesty and devotion. It is in her faithfulness that Nature rewards her, through the gifts brought to her by the Golden Bird.

About Wayan Wangen

Wayan Wangen is a master sculptor, member of the Gus Tilem exclusive Gallery for 25 years. Retired from wood carving, his collection are testament to the artists’ contribution to the golden days of traditional wood carving here in Bali.

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Additional information

Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 45 × 30 × 75 cm

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