Wooden Coconut Scraper From Chettinad Carved From A Single Block Of Wood- L 50 xm x W 16 cm
This vintage coconut scraper from the Southern state of Chettinad and more than 60 years old is beautifully carved with circular floral motifs with a natural dark brown polish from a single block of wood representing the rich cultural heritage and gracious living of a bygone era and the Nattukottai Chettiars.
The scraper with two main aspects has a wooden seating arrangement with one side ending as a bowl scooped out of the same wood. The pedestal for the raised platform is called Peetha in Sanskrit to which an iron rod in the shape of a serpent with raised hood is attached.
This wooden artifact is a beautiful reminder of gracious living representing the rich cultural heritage, remarkable taste for good food, regal lifestyle, art and architecture of the Chettiars.
Length 58 cm x Width at the bottom 16 cm x Height 5 cm
Diameter of the round hollow : 16 cm
Weight - 1.150 Kilograms
Note: Please note that this wooden piece comes without the serpent like hook with the iron serrated disc which is normally the scraper . Can be used as a art deco item or as a wall hanging. The slight indentations or chipping or scratches seen are due to the vintage nature of this piece and only add to the uniqueness of this art deco.