Vintage Tribal Dhokra Elephant Brass Oil Lamp With Peacocks From Odhisha - Length 15 cm x Height 15 cm x Diameter 12 cm

Vintage Brass bell-metal tribal 15 cm tall oil lamp displaying a majestic handcrafted elephant with peacocks beautifully crafted with intricate engravings and patterns crafted by hand by the skilled artisans of the Indian state of Odhisha, India.  

Know as Dhokra, the craft is centuries old and uses the technique of "Cire Perdue" metal casting where the outer surface of the core wax model is covered with multiple strands of wax wire.

The craft is practised and used with minor variations all over the eastern Indian tribal complex comprising areas in mainly Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand ( States of India) . 

This lamp measures:
Length 15 cm x Height 15 cm x top diameter 12 cm x bottom round diameter 9 cm  
Weight: 550 Grams

 Care: Please do not use any chemicals. Just wipe with a dry cloth.