National Awardee Syed Azad Khan
Naquashi Box - "Champa", The Flower of Night
This hand-painted box is made of paper pulp and decorated with Kashmiri local motif - Chinar leaf. Chinar is a majestic tree of Kashmir, known for its antiquity, magnificence and royal touch. These gained popularity when planted across the valley by Mughal emperor Jahangir during his reign. This black oval shaped box is perfect addition to your dressing table. It also makes a great gift to your loved ones during special occasion.
- Package Content : 1 Box
|Size of the Box||11.5 cm x 11.5 cm x 5.5 cm|
|Weight of the Product||135 g|
|Material Used||Paper Pulp|
Naquashi is the traditional technique of surface decoration by painting over an object. It is believed that this art was introduced in Kashmir by a prince in early 15th century. He was intrigued by the art when he was captured in Samarkand (Central Asia). When he returned to Kashmir, he brought experts of this art from there and asked them to establish their art in Kashmir.
This product is handcrafted by national awardee artist Syed Azad Khan from Jammu & Kashmir.
Product Note :This product is hand-painted / handcrafted by the artisans. Hence, there is a possibility of slight variations in colour or designs. The asymmetry present in handmade product makes it truly unique and beautiful.