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Antique Dhokra Bookends - Folk Musician Playing "Maracas"

Jai Hind Thakur from Chattishgarh

Antique Dhokra Bookends - Folk Musician Playing "Maracas"

Rs. 3,899
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Handmade bookends of folk musicians playing maracas. Original instruments were made of gourds. Musicians hold them by their handle, usually in pair and shake them. Its a recent addition to Indian musical instrument. The bookends are made of antique brass using Dhokra technique.

  • Package Contents: 2 piece bookends
 Size of Product  12 cm x 11 cm x 17 cm
 Weight of Product  2014 g
 Material Used  Brass


The Art:
Dhokra artefacts can be traced back as early as Mohenjo-daro. It is the oldest traditional technique of casting metal. The name of the art is derived from the fact that it is greatly practiced by Dhokra damar tribe.

The Artisan:
This Dhokra art work is made by Jai Hind Thakur from Chattisgarh.

 

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.


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