Dewi Sri Bawang Goddess Sculpture Vintage Hand Carved Sono Wood Statue Bali Art

$ 389.00

Vintage Art Deco Balinese Dewi Sri Bawang Merah Statute Hand Carved Wood.  Handmade of sono wood a dense and heavy tight dark grained wood. 

 This carving is very finely carved with an amazing amount and attention to detail. The whole carving has been hand waxed to bring out the color and grain of this gorgeous wood. Please review photos I have included above.

  • You will receive the exact piece we have pictured here. As this is one of a kind.
  • Vintage carving in like new condition
  • Approx. size: 18" tall ~ 7.5" wide X 3" base
  • Hand carved & painted in Bali
  • One of a kind
  • Ships FAST from our location in the USA

The Story of Dewi Sri Bawang;

The old folkloric tale of two sisters Bawang Putih and Bawang Merah is known throughout Indonesia.

Bawang Merah is pure of heart, kind and generous to her family, nature and the natural world. While her sister Bawang Putih is mean spirited.  She is constantly bullies her sister Bawang Merah because she is jealous of Merah's kindness and beauty. 

Because of her sisters constant bullying  Bawang Merah is driven to the forest where Dewi Sri Bawang is blessed by the gods and nature for her kindness, and the golden bird is sent to protect her  .

This sculpture shows Dewi Sri Bawang's modesty and beauty and the gift from nature the golden bird. 

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