Global Art & Artifacts

east india

Primitive and Old Brass Dokra / Dhokra Woman / Animal Statue, East India

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Detail:  Dokra / Dhokra is a tribal Indian handicraft.  Thought to be the oldest form of metal casting (lost wax process).  What makes these pieces so popular is a “varied designs” issue and because of its primitive simplicity.  Images of ritual deities were popular with these… Continue reading

Primitive & Old Brass Dokra / Dhokra Elephant Statue, East India

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Detail:  Dokra / Dhokra is a tribal Indian handicraft.  Thought to be the oldest form of metal casting (lost wax process).  What makes these pieces so popular is a “varied designs” issue and because of its primitive simplicity.  Elephants were always the most popular for these… Continue reading
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