Vintage Hand Carved Wood Wooden Vase-Haiti-Caribbean!!!
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Sold Date: 02/16/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Furniture & Furnishings
This is a Hard-To-Find, VINTAGE, Like-NEW, MINT Condition, Hand-Carved " Wooden Wood Floral Motif Vine Design Jungle Rain Forest Flowering Plant Pattern Vase " handmade in Haiti in the late-1960s . My Uncle was a missionary doctor in Haiti from 1965 through 1969; this Vase came back to the US with him and he gave it to my mother as a gift. It has been displayed in her home until now; she is moving to a smaller place and needs to down-size. It is in MINT Condition with NO marks, stains, odors, chips, cracks or other damage; it comes from a smoke-free, pet-free home. Standing approximately 11 3/8ths inches tall, the base has a diameter of approximately 3 1/2 inches and the top has an opening diameter of approximately 3 3/4ths inches. Hand Carved from light-weight, strong and dense Haitian Rain Forest Wood, this Wooden vase is WONDERFUL used for holding real, silk or dried flowers or simply for decoration. The carver gave the Wood an artistic shape when he created this vase, making it a VERSATILE piece of home decor art. An extremely fine piece, the hand-carved decorations or both primitive and sophisticated creating a medium for decorative as well as practical use. Meticulously carved, it is a UNIQUE decoration that will enhance any home or office decor with its elegant and exotic hand-carved design. Created by a talented craftsman from Haiti, this striking piece features an intricate, delicately hand-etched design of flowers and leaves on a vine wrapping itself around the multi-tiered conical shape. This Vase will add a splash of chic to your home or surface. The natural wood surface is smoothly polished and the background has been finished with a deep mahogany stain; the natural wood grain shines through this piece of Haitan Folk Art. As each item was created by hand, one by one, this piece of hand-crafted woodwork folk art is One-Of-A-Kind. In Haiti, motifs from nature are common in sculptures and carvings made by local artists. The Haitian culture is represented in the relaxed, rustic carving complete with different textures. The sophisticated blend of primitive art and skilled craftsmanships creates a sense of simple power. Display it to create a unique atmosphere or enhance a rustic Caribbean style. It is IDEAL for use or display at home or the office and makes a GREAT Birthday Present, Annviersary Gift, Present To Your Host or Hostess, Housewarming Gift, Thank You Present, Teacher Appreciation Gift or Easter Present. It is also the PERFECT addition to any Vintage Caribbean Folk Art, Hand Carved, Wooden, Wood, Floral Motif, Vine Design, Jungle Rain Forest, Flowering Plant Pattern, Vase, Handmade, Haitian, Haiti or 1960s Decorative Home Office Decor Collection!
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