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Antique Hand Carved Panel

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SKU

83TR

Retail price

$690

DIMENSIONS

33″ high x 14″ wide x 3″ thick. 

DESCRIPTION

Ancient hand carved architectural panel from Toraja. This carving symbolizes both the protection of the home and courage. Originally used as an exterior panel. Beautiful art piece.

This hand carved panel 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.