WOODCARVING JEWEL Somsak Meewan - $1800 (Palm Springs)

Large elephants woodcarving rustic-fine sculpture from the best awarded Thai Master

price $1800 (Palm Springs)

Elephant Somsak Meewan

This is a unique opportunity for any art or elephant lover.... a chance to own an authentic Somsak Meewan masterpiece.
Depicting a lovely mathernity dynamic of Mama and baby elephant is this incredible work of art was carved out of a single piece of aged golden teak wood by Master Somsak Meewan about 30 years ago as part of a collection of reclining elephants theme he did for the grand opening of an elephant conservatory.

The detail is impeccable...
Mr. Somsak Meewan is considered one of the best (if not the best) living elephant wood carver in Thailand today. He is a fourth generation wood carver specializing in elephant carvings and hails from a long line of elephant mahouts (trainers).

Thai culture revers elephants above all other creatures.
In the past, elephants were used for such task as clearing forest and transportation. Until recently many Thai people still kept elephants, but nowadays most elephants in the region are kept in conservation centres.

Often times herds of wooden elephants are placed in front of spirit houses (as seen in the photo above) to bring good luck to the spirits of dead relatives and transport them through the spirit world. Spirit Houses are very common throughout the region; families build them adjacent to their homes as dwellings for deceased relatives.

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