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A B C -Rosewood Hampi Chariot Inlay

7,140.00 2,300.00

The chariot was built by king krishnadevaraya of the Vijayanagara Empire during the 16th century, who got fascinated with the konark sun temple chariot while fighting a battle in odissa.

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The chariot was built by king krishnadevaraya of the Vijayanagara Empire during the 16th century, who got fascinated with the konark sun temple chariot while fighting a battle in odissa.  The chariot is meant to represent the beauty and artistic perfection of the empire. An interesting artwork from the hampi chariot as villagers believes that the world would come to a halt when the chariot moves from its place. It has come to have a sacrosanct presence and is internationally recognized as a world heritage site even by the UNESCO. Rosewood inlay covers a range of techniques used by artisans in around the area of Mysore in sculpture and the decorative for inserting pieces of contrasting, often coloured materials like ivory shells, mother-of-pearl, horn and sandalwood into depressions in a rosewood object to form ornament or pictures that normally are flush with the matrix. These artifacts are manufactured in around the region of Mysore; these artifacts have been awarded geographical indication tag from the government of India in 2005 due to its historic representation as an artifact depicting the region and the design and style used by the local artisans. This makes a unique traditional gift that anyone will love.

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Weight 650 g
Dimensions 14 × 0.5 × 9 cm
Materials

Rosewood

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