Bastar Arts Dhokra Tribal Musicians Set

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Dhokra is non–ferrous metal casting using the lost-wax casting technique. This sort of metal casting has been used in India for over 4,000 years and is still used. Their technique of lost wax casting is named after their tribe, hence Dhokra metal casting. The tribe extends from Jharkhand to West Bengal and Orissa; members are distant cousins of the Chhattisgarh Dhokras.

SKU

CT021714

color

Goldenrod

Place of Origin

Raipur, State of Chhattisgarh

Craft Type

Dhokra

Product Category

Idols and Figurines

Product Sub Category

Human Figurines
Product Description Dhokra art is the famous art of Chhattisgarh, making it favorite folk style for many customers, collectors, decorators, or furnishers etc. Dhokra art is inspired by tribal themes of animals, mythical creatures, human creatures, natural shapes etc. The region is rich tradition of craft and culture. The Dhokra craft is fiend in Bastar, which is a district in the southern part of the state of Chhattisgarh. the total population of bastar, more than 70% are tribal including the Gond, Abhuj Maria, Darda Maria, Bison Horn Maria, Munia Doria, Dhruva, Bhatra and Halba tribes. Other communities carrying out specific occupations are also found in the district, such as the Ghadwas, who are engaged in the Dhokra craft.
Product Dimension( W x H x D) cm 20 x 22 x 20
Product Weight 2000 gm
Product Material Brass
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