Balinese Wood See Hear Speak No Evil 3 Wise Monkeys Mystical Apes Carving Statue

£22.99

A beautiful 3 Wise Monkeys / Mystical Apes carved by hand by a master wood carver in Ubud, Bali. Together they embody the proverbial principle “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil”. The three monkeys are Mizaru, covering his eyes, who sees no evil; Kikazaru, covering his ears, who hears no evil; and Iwazaru, covering his mouth, who speaks no evil.

There are various meanings ascribed to the monkeys and the proverb including associations with being of good mind, speech and action. In the Western world the phrase is often used to refer to those who deal with impropriety by turning a blind eye

Each stands 10cm tall.

Suar wood
Each artwork is unique — wood grain, color, and pattern may differ slightly from picture

Abstract Balinese Wood Carving one of a kind art work hand carved in the elongated style made famous in Mas Ubud Bali. This is beautifully sculpted by a Balinese Master carver, he has also chosen the wood very carefully and used the natural grain of the wood to further enhance this wonderful work.

Polished to a very smooth finish and left the natural color.

11 in stock

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A beautiful 3 Wise Monkeys / Mystical Apes carved by hand by a master wood carver in Ubud, Bali. Together they embody the proverbial principle “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil”. The three monkeys are Mizaru, covering his eyes, who sees no evil; Kikazaru, covering his ears, who hears no evil; and Iwazaru, covering his mouth, who speaks no evil.

There are various meanings ascribed to the monkeys and the proverb including associations with being of good mind, speech and action. In the Western world the phrase is often used to refer to those who deal with impropriety by turning a blind eye

Each stands 10cm tall.

Suar wood
Each artwork is unique — wood grain, color, and pattern may differ slightly from picture

Abstract Balinese Wood Carving one of a kind art work hand carved in the elongated style made famous in Mas Ubud Bali. This is beautifully sculpted by a Balinese Master carver, he has also chosen the wood very carefully and used the natural grain of the wood to further enhance this wonderful work.

Polished to a very smooth finish and left the natural color.

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