Gamelan Musician plays kempur. Hand carved from Suar wood. With delicate details while showing the quality of the wood. The traditional dress musician plays a bronze gong. Often seen in traditional Balinese gamelan music, as well as in ceremonies. One piece only. Originally from Indonesia.
Dimensions: 7.25″ x 5″ x 10″
**The botanical name for Suar wood is Saman Samanea. Also called Monkey Pod or Rain Tree in some countries. These trees are easy recognized by their umbrella canopy.
The tree usually reaches heights of 50 – 80 feet. It is NOT endangered, and fast growing tropical hardwood with crisscrossed interlocking grains. Which makes it not too heavy but extremely strong. People loves this wood because of its great resistant to decay and dry-wood termites.