Traditional Statues

I'm not a commercial trader, I'm a collector and Balinese woodcarving expert who sells statues from 30 years collecting. I only sell high end Mastercarving collectors items here, You buy what you see, this is not production work! I sell also carvings under the name of Magistrato on auction site Catawiki. If you see an item you like, send a email with the title and product number and I contact you with further details. You can click on each picture to enlarge, While i put already reasonable prices you are also welcome to make an offer! If you need any more pictures or details let me know. I ship worldwide. Thank you Roland Smeets

Nr33 Kapi Sempati, unique very rare to find carving of a general from the Wanara race, made by a Mastercarver, often these monkeys had influence from other animals, you can see here that Sempati has the stripes of a tiger. the statue is shown in the book Understanding Balinese woodcarvings. 32x20x12cm Euro 375,-

Nr 55 Unique statue of Bimamuka, the only one in the world! it is based on a drawing from Bali from 1870-1894 collected by Herman Neubronner van der Tuuk, know as the van der Tuuk collection. With the help of Mastercarvers i bring the forgotten past back to life. The statue is shown in the book Understanding Balinese Woodcarvings. 41x25x16cm Euro 495,-

Nr 44 Rare set of the servants Tualen & Merdah made by the legend I Wayan Pudja from Sukawati 1944-2020, a master carver and personal friend who worked for Tilem himself and his gallery for 25 years. His work was only sold among collectors. The fact that it is a master carver can also be seen on the underside, its done also! The statues are also described in my book. The statues are made of heavy Sonokeling wood and together weight almost 6Kg!, 3.7 and 2.2 Kg each, size 34x20x19cm and 30x17x17cm Of course only for sale as a set. Asking price, value Euro 950,- bidding allowed.

Nr 45 Begawan Werehaspati (Priest) 26x8x8cm 1950-60 Euro 95.-

Nr 47 Begawan Werehaspati (priest) 1930-1940 heavy Shorea wood 1,5 Kg 29x10x8cm Euro 185,-

Nr 48,49,50 Special offer for all 3, as long as all 3 are available 1500,- pick up Netherlands possible.

Nr48 Siwa and Arjuna, read the story in my book. 63x24x15cm around 1950 or older heavy tropicalwood 4Kg Euro 695,-

Nr49 Indra holding his staff, large 64x25x14 old carving 1950s or older, heavy tropical wood 5Kg Euro 695,-

Nr50 large 62x19x14cm Indra disguised as Wisnu with Arjuna on his feet, read the complete story in my book, around 1980 weight 3,5Kg Euro 475,-

Nr 21 Siwa Pamurtian & Ganesha 1930-1940 rare stunning collectors item, one of a kind, heavy tropical hardwood 36x14x9cm Euro 850,-

Nr 21 Jembawan a figure from the Wanara race just like Hanuman, read all in my book! Rare collectors item 41x15x11cm Euro 450,-

Nr2 Daily life, Shorea wood 35x23x18cm M.D. Arki Sedang 1945-1955 Euro 450,- 

Nr 6 Kresna and Kaliya,  very rare made by I Wayan Pudja (R.I.P) a mastercarver who worked 25 years for Tilem, while at Tilem they ask 10.000 dollar or more, I offer you this rare unique large statue 91 x 37cm for Euro 1600,- Acasia wood year 2012. 

Nr 7 Rawana, Sita and Jatayu. Incredible rare with a modern touch, and made from expensive rosewood 22Kg! The wood price alone uncarved is already 60,- a Kg. The statue measures 100x30x20cm around 1960-1970 Euro 2400,-

Nr 8 Rawana-Wilmana-Sita-Jatayu Rosewood 1930-1950 Measures 90x30x20cm and weights 16Kg this used wood has a price today around 60,- a Kg uncarved. Euro 1600,-

Nr 9  Sita and Agni 80x33cm 18Kg another rare, heavy and large statue it resembles a story shown in my book, made from Suar wood Euro 750,-

Nr 11 The Monkey kings, Sugriwa, Subali and Dewi Tara, Very large masterpiece resembling a rarely carved story 86x55, signed by famous carver Nyoman Subrata, Suar wood Euro 1400,-

Nr 12 Masterpiece from the Tantra Gallery in Mas, connected with the famous Ida Bagus Nyana and his brother Tilem, their grandfather Tantra was a celebrated temple carver. Its extremely detailed carved, Hanoman gives Sita the ring from Rama, Maccasar Ebony wood 850,-

Nr 15 Pamurtian Siwa, one of the only few statues in the world with proof it is from before Worldwar II, it is is printed on a postcard from a hotel in the Netherlands 1947. You can find this postcard also online.</h3> Read the full story in my book. In this case it is not only the statue what brings value but the proof of history makes it a valuable authentic collectors item Euro 10.000,-