Teak Root Vase with Lotus Leaves and Flowers
Hand-carved teak root wood vase with decorative flower arrangement. The arrangement consists of silver lotus leaves or buds, carved wooden leaves of teak roots , antique Japanese lotus leaves and buds , flowers made for their temples or religious rooms in the private houses and dried, gilded (natural) lotus buds. The jar made out of one-piece teak root. All these components are organized into a harmonious arrangement, extremely pleasing to the eye. As a material, the teak root was sourced from the finest teak plantations in Java, Indonesia, which is known to have the ideal conditions for high grade Teak quality.
Teak is the common name for the tropical hardwood tree species Tectona grandis and its wood products, native to South and Southeast Asia. It is known for its incredible durability and water resistance. Teak has a high oil content, giving it the highest decay-resistance among all-natural wood products. Due to its durability, while it is still used for boat building, yachts, exterior construction, indoor and outdoor furniture, it also very dear to artists and sculptors for making intricate carvings and elaborate sculptures.
Lotus Arts de Vivre uses various free-formations of the teak branches, teak root or drift wood to further hand-carve and create its designs, giving wood a second life. Each piece will slightly vary due to the unique shape and size of the raw materials carved. It took more than 2.5-3 months to create this piece.
Product Care: Use teak cleaner or simply a cotton cloth to clean the wooden part. For silver decoration part in this piece has been coated with anti-tarnish, hence the silver is not to be polished. To clean it, use "stay clean" cream to gently wipe it with a cloth.
- Size: 63(W) x 65(L) x 110(H) cms.
- Weight: 8.1 kgs.