Tribal Hawkers Decorative

Dhokra,

India

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Gaze at the austere beauty of a pair of tribal women, bedecked in characteristic jewellery, depicted doing mundane tasks like winnowing and grinding. Captured by Dhokra artisans, this bell metal work pays ode to a 4000-year old craft. Subtle motifs inspired by tribal life in hues of brown and gold make this rustic artefact the perfect artwork for your office.

₹5,600
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  • Heritage
  • Contemporary

Dhokra is a tribe of metalsmiths of West Bengal. The tribe which are still nomads with few settlements now extends from Jharkhand to West Bengal and Orissa to Chhattisgarh Dhokras.

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    Process of Making

    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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    Process of Making

    Anatomy of the Product

    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 13
    Width: 12
    Height: 21.5
    Weight(gm):2780.0000
    Craft : Dhokra
    Colour : Gold, Brown
    Placement : Counter Top

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