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Antique Hand Carved Panel

SKU

T37

Retail price

$1290

DIMENSIONS

37″ high x 28″ wide x 1.5″ thick.

DESCRIPTION

Antique hand carved architectural panel from Toraja. This carving symbolizes the protection of the home and fertility. Originally used as an exterior panel.

This antique carving was sourced in the spirit of wabi-sabi, a Japanese philosophy that beauty can be found in imperfection and impermanenceIt is a beauty of things modest and humble. A beauty of things unconventional. It is the opposite of vulgarity. The costs of achieving this kind of minimalism are seemingly inconsistent with its mission of aesthetic humility. This kind of luxury is for a select few: The Emperor of Japan had a wabi garden. Wabi is for people who already have a lot.

 

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