Balinese Singha Barong Winged Lion Spirit Temple statue
Is hand carved with amazing attention to detail from cempaka wood. Beautifully detailed hand painted polychrome finish in a deep red with shades of white, red, green, blue, yellow and black accents in the traditional Balinese style add drama. Highlighted with real gold leaf. The wings and tail are removable for ease in storage and shipping. Carvings like this are often placed in temples and home and act as protectors or guardians.
You will receive the exact carving you see here. This is not a stock photo. All of my fine Hindu and Buddhist sculptures are one of a kind works of art that I choose by myself directly from the artist in Bali, many who I have had relationships with for 20 plus years now.
This wonderful and dramatic work will be sure to grace you home or sacred space with his powerful presence. I am sure you will love and enjoy this amazing artwork of Bali as much as I do.
- 21" tall
- 14" depth
- 15.5"wing tip to wing tip
- 7.5" X 6" at the base
- One of a kind, you receive the exact carving pictured here
- Artisan crafted in Bali
- Solid cempaka wood
- Wings and tail removable
- No visible cracks or checkering of the wood
- Ships FAST from our location in the USA
In Bali each region has a guardian spirit in the forest or land. Each of the protective spirits are portrayed in the form of an animal or being.
Landung Barong : Barong giants, Chinese culture has influenced and shaped like Ondel-ondel Betawi. Represent the ancient Balinese ancestors of China & India.
Barong Ket : The Barong Lion, most common, represents the spirit of goodness.
The boar Barong Bangkal: Barong shaped boar, often paraded up and down the streets by the village children.
Barong Macan : barong-shaped leopard or tiger.
Naga Barong : Barong shaped dragon or snake.