Inky Wine Set

Longpi Pottery,

India

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Once accessible to only the rich and noble families of North-East India, this charming pot topped off with a lacing of sturdy cane is the perfect addition to your kitchen. Simply adding to your showcase of decorative pieces, this one-of-a-kind demonstration of Longpi pottery is for those with a discerning eye.

₹3,300
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  • Heritage
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It is believed that Goddess Panthobi (also known as Annapurna and Parvati) fed the whole world along with her consort Shiva, who was begging for food on account of a whim created by her. To overcome this situation goddess Annapurna created a bowl which would provide endless food and it is believed that the bowl was made up of serpentine stone which is the base material for Longpi Pottery.

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    At First, the weathered rock(clay) and serpentine rock, which according to locals, are available at Longpi only, are crushed to a powder and mixed with water in a ratio of 5:3 to form a clay-like consistency. The dull-brown mixture is kneaded the entire day and flattened on a wooden board for the initial slab work. Uniquely, Longpi pots are not crafted on a potter’s wheel. Every item is shaped by hand with the help of moulds and tools. Once the shaped clay has dried and is hard enough, it ...

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    Process of Making

    Anatomy of the Product

    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: Kettle - 26
    Width: 7
    Height: 20
    Glass - 8
    TypeOfMaterial:Serpentine Stone, Clay, Cane
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