Through the years, several of our artisans who were specialized in lacquering demonstrated impressive creative sense and started to feel the need to express themselves artistically. Artisans Angkor, always eager to promote personal development of its craftsmen, has encouraged this initiative and has given them the opportunity to make their own works of art. Therefore, we are pleased to invite you to admire in this category what is probably the most creative part of our collection. Every piece is original and bears the signature of the artisan-artist who made it. It can take up to 200 hours (excluding drying time) to make one prestige lacquer painting.
The Celestial Moonlight is a painting that gives the viewer a feeling of warm peace and gentle seduction. It depicts the Apsara, a female spirit who is a master of dancing. The dimensions of the painting are W. 60.5cm x H. 121cm and it took 186 hours (excluding drying time) for our artisans to...
This impressive large lacquer painting is of an Apsara, a celestial female spirit known for her entrancing dance skills and seductive powers. It measures 121cms in height and 60.5cms in width, and is covered with copper leaves, gold leaves and gold powder. Its vibrant colors and brilliant aspect will draw the eye wherever you hang it, and bring a touch of Khmer majesty to your living space.
This creative piece, the Traditional Peacock, is an exclusive painting done in a unique style. It depicts two peacocks on a golden-brown background. The dimensions of this painting are W. 75cm x H. 150cm.
This exquisite lacquer painting was created by hand by one of our artisans, and took more than one hundred hours to complete. This piece has been lovingly colored, and further adorned with gold leaf. The painting stands at 121cm high and 60.5cm wide, and is, understandably, a very limited edition.
This exquisite lacquer painting was created by one of our artists, and took an incredible one hundred and fifty hours to complete. This piece has been lovingly colored, and further adorned with gold leaf. The painting stands at 60.5cm high and 141cm wide, and is, understandably, a very limited edition.
Two hundred hours of work was needed to create Floating Life, a beautiful painting that manages to depict quite clearly the simple life of the villagers living in the Kompong Phluk floating village. Its dimensions are 75cms x 175cms.