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Naquashi Box - Chinar Leaves

National Awardee Syed Azad Khan

Naquashi Box - Chinar Leaves

Rs. 850
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This hand-painted box is made of paper pulp and decorated with Kashmiri local motif - Chinar leaf and Rose. 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. The depiction and colour combination of the box leaves the observer spellbound.

  • Package Content : 1 Box 
 Size of the Box  12 cm x 9 cm x 6 cm
 Weight of the Product  150 g
 Material Used  Paper Pulp

The Art:

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.

The Artisan:

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.


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