Labe Stone Statue From Sumba
A SYMBOL OF FRIENDSHIP
This beautiful stone statue was hand carved by local artisans on the island of Sumba in Indonesia, made as per ancient techniques. Labe means pumpkin in Indonesian.
Pumpkins are symbols of prosperity, growth, friendship and family, due to their resilient nature and the way that several fruits are connected through a vine which provides the pumpkins with nutrition from the ground. It’s believed that the pumpkin helps us create lasting, prosperous connections with others.
The labe comes complete with a black metal stand and its story printed out for you inside a beautiful envelope.
Dimensions: stand heights vary between 26 and 30cm, each labe iis ca 14,5cm wide and 5cm thick.
Being handmade each piece is slightly different.