Ornate Mask

Dhokra,

India

TTINRABMCL0000004

The inner artist in you is always on the lookout for antique, unique artefacts that amplify the classic element of your home. Embellish your walls with this regal, tribal-inspired mask with a golden finish. With a cow motif and a bell metal base, this mask is easy to maintain, and makes a wonderful ornament for any corner of your house.

₹3,400
Typically delivered within 7 days
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Dhokra is an ancient methods of metal casting in India, honed for more than 4500 years. The Bronze Age on the Indian subcontinent began around 3300 BC. Inhabitants of the Indus Valley, the Harappans, developed this technique.

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    Core-making: A clay core is made, slightly smaller than the final intended size of the artefact. Clay used is a mix of two-three clays ? fine clay near the river beds, Clay from the Termite mound or ?Ant Hills? and normal sand. Cow Dung is also used along with rice husk in pre-determined proportions. The core may be hardened by firing or sun-drying.Modelling: A detailed wax model is built up around the core, to the thickness of metal desired in the finished object. Wax is derived from natural pl...

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    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 19
    Width: 5.5
    Height: 24
    TypeOfMaterial:Bell Metal
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