Statue of a woman - Bronze - Dhokra / Bastar Artefact from West Bengal - India - ca. 1930

Description
Statue of a woman - Bronze - Dhokra / Bastar Artefact from West Bengal - India - ca. 1930
Good condition, see description - 20×8×5 cm

Dhokra art


Made of a copper alloy using the "lost wax" technique. This means that the object is unique, there is only one of it in the world.
For thousands of years, craftsmen from the Orissa region have used this technique to create special metal objects, of which this Woman with a water jug is a beautiful example.

Dates from circa 1930.
Approximate measurements: 20 cm high



The condition is good, it has some signs of age. As depicted.

Lot details
Object
Statue of a woman
Material
Bronze
Period
ca. 1930
Region/ Country of origin
India
Title of artwork
Dhokra / Bastar Artefact from West Bengal
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
20×8×5 cm
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