Title: “Rattle Snake"
Materials: Natural Teak
Markings: Natural Grains of the Wood Color with native markings of Balinese traditional mannerisms of colors of a rattle snake.
Dimensions: 6” x 3”
Framed: No, item is carved with a flat bottom surface in order to be exhibited on a table or desk.
Provenance: Neal Prince Trust u/a/d 10.18.1999
Mr. Neal Prince
Mr. Neal Prince and
Mr. Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. ¹
Provenance: Source documentation
Fine Arts Appraisal for Herbert W. Hemphill, Jr., May 12, 1964, Page 11/13
is fully noted within Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. (a/k/a Bert) insurance policy executed by Neal Prince in 1964 and is filed with the Smithsonian Institute American Archives
Box 6, in Folders 13-18.
Footnote: In 1964, Inter-Continental Hotel
was granted permission by the Indonesian Government to be the first International Hotel to be built and operate by a Multi-national
Corporation in Bail.
item was acquired as a sample from the artist. The item was acquired as a show piece for the Lobby of the Hotel, to illustrate
the craftsmanship of the local artist. This was a way of exhibiting the great talent to the Hotel Guest to stimulate the local
economy of works by the local Artists, of which Mr. Prince was able to promote and flourish a cottage industry.