Hand carved art quality satinwood Rama mask. Lots of details on his headdress. Satinwood is a kind of hard wood that is rarely use on small art sculpture or mask. It’s more difficult to carve on this dense hardwood. Though the smooth glassy finish with yellowish color result makes these art pieces unique. Only one piece available.
Rama is a major deity in Ramayana. He is the seventh and one of the most popular avatars of Vishnu. The Ramayana is one of the largest ancient epics in world literature.
Satinwood, also called Ceylon satinwood or East Indian satinwood, tree of the rue family (Rutaceae), native to Southeast Asia, India, and Sri Lanka (Ceylon). Satinwood is harvested for its hard yellowish brown wood, which has a satiny luster and is used for fine cabinetwork. Many parts of the plant are used in traditional medicine.
Dimensions: 3″ x 5.5″ x 12″