The Surreal Lassie Mask

Bali Mask,

Indonesia

CPIDBLHWMA0000118

Dimensions(cm):
Length: 16 Breadth: 6 Height: 26
Weight(gm) : 180
Material : Hibiscus Wood

₹1,700
Typically delivered within 7 days

Is that a bird? Is that a leaf? Are those human lips? You would not be the first person to take the scenic route on the way to recognising this ornate, flowery, creation of Hibiscus wood for what it is ' a mask. Traditionally called a topeng, this carved mask is sacred in its native Indonesia, where the artist creating it is held up to the highest standards.

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    Seasoning is very important aspect for the end quality and finesse, usually it takes 5-6 years of seasoning. The most difficult part of the carving is removing the back, which usually takes a day and a half. Carving out the nose and getting around the knots can also be very time-consuming. The artisan starts off by taking off bits and pieces from the block with a small chisel to workit down into ever more intricate shapes and curves. Local blacksmiths forge Balinese chisels and the ends are stro...

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    Process of Making

    Anatomy of the Product

    TypeOfMaterial:Hibiscus wood, Acrylic paint
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