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Tribal brass statue from South India - Odisha: beautiful woman holding a lotus flower in her left hand in an attitude of intense devotion. More...

Height : 10,23'

Weight : 2.8 lbs

Tribal Art

Lost wax casting - copper alloy

Origin : Odisha - India




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Tribal art



The tribes, practicing the Dokra art, originate from the Bastar district, in South India (today located in the state of Chattisgarh), they emigrated several centuries before and settled almost everywhere in India from North to South.

Most have kept their tradition (culinary art, clothing, festivals) and their animist religion.


Dokra art



This traditional and artisanal art has not changed for millennia (more than 4000 years) and the technique used is always that of lost wax: a coarse clay model is made and then covered with wax by the artist who will give it its final form with its details. The whole is again covered with a clay mixture and then heated in an open hearth where a copper alloy will be poured. see Blog

Objects produced by Dokra artists can be of a usual nature: cup, candle holder ... musical instruments (brass), or artistic such as jewelry, animals: horses, elephants, turtles ..., statues of men and women representing scenes of daily life and Hindu deities adopted by the tribes: Ganesh, Lakshmi, ...



Posture Standing slightly leaning forward, the head gently tilted in an attitude of devotion, this woman is about to place her lotus flower at the foot of her ceremonial altar while her other hand is holding a rod of forest plants.

The face , with delicate features, expresses great softness.

Everything in this sculpture reflects sobriety: few Jewelry (earrings, bracelets), the headdress is sober and typical of tribal women (bun on the side). She wears her sari, adorned with a decoration with simple geometric patterns, traditionally with the last side falling over her back.

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