Southeast Asia Vase Tamarind Burl Wood Hand Carved By Laotian Artisans

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Southeast Asia, Vase, Tamarind Burl Wood, Hand Carved By Laotian Artisans. The Nature Of This Scarce Wood Does Not Allow It To Be Lathed Turned, and So It Is Hand Carved By Laotian Artisans.

 

Ban Nong Bueng in southern Laos is a woodcarving village where visitors can meet the artisans and watch them work. The Ta-Oy people formed the village in the 1800s and sell statues, masks, candle holders as well as custom-made commissions.

Laos, officially known as the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), is one of the poorest nations in Southeast Asia. A mountainous and landlocked country, Laos shares borders with Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, Thailand to the west, and Myanmar and China to the north.

The Laotian or Lao people are a Tai ethnic group native to Southeast Asia, who speak the eponymous language of the Tai–Kadai group, originating from present-day southern China. They are the majority ethnic group of Laos, making up 53.2% of the total population. The majority of Lao people adhere to Theravada Buddhism.

Item Code - WOO3A1573WAR

Width: 11 1/4"  Height: 13 1/8"  Depth: 10 3/4"  Weight: 3.175 kg


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