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What wood is used for carving in Indonesia?

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What wood is used for carving in Indonesia?
In Bali, Indonesia, Jackfruit is considered the best wood when it comes to carving. Jackfruit is a medium hardwood, resistant to termite attacks and is easy to polish. You’ll find a variety of Indonesian carvings from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
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Balinese Wood Mask, Mid-20th Century
Located in New York, NY
A vintage theater mask from Bali, Indonesia, circa 1975-1980. Polychromed hand-carved teak, mounted on a black metal stand. This type of mask is used at Indonesian Topeng or Mas...
Category

Vintage 1970s Indonesian Tribal Masks

Materials

Teak

Pair of Indonesian Balinese Wood Carved Devotional Temple Shrine Sculptures 1950
Located in Studio City, CA
Wonderful, unique hand carved wood and polychrome pair of Indonesian Balinese devotional figures
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Mid-20th Century Indonesian Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood, Paint

Antique Wood Balinese Scarecrow
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Large antique wooden scare crow used in a rice field from Bali. Arms swing. A great character and piece of folk art! On custom iron base
Category

20th Century Indonesian Folk Art Sculptures

Materials

Iron

Balinese Fisherman Wood Carving Sculpture
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Vintage Balinese handmade wood carving of a fisherman with net.
Category

20th Century Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Antique Balinese Carved Wood Deer Sculpture
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Whimsical hand carved Balinese sculpture of a stylized deer having original paint decoration and
Category

Antique Early 1900s Balinese Animal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Salvaged Wood Balinese Trestle Table I
Located in San Francisco, CA
Crafted from a salvaged fishing boat in Bali, the wood in this trestle table will gain a natural
Category

Mid-20th Century Balinese Rustic Dining Room Tables

Materials

Reclaimed Wood

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