This is a rare vintage Chettinadu Spoon Holder more than 50 years old standing 72 cm tall and handcrafted from a single block of wood by artisans from the land of the Chettiars - the most prosperous business community renowned for their love of gracious living, a rich heritage, their love for food and regal architecture.
Inspired by the temple architecture of south India with a pagoda design, the holder is carved in local yet hardy wood with a symmetrical geometric pattern seen across the face of the spoon holder with 6 holes .
Traditionally, such wooden holders were used to put up spoons into the holes while hanging in centre of the kitchen for easy access while cooking.
Used now as a wall hanging or just a art deco piece.
Measures 72 cm in length and 11 cm wide.
Weight 1.450 kilograms
Note: Scratches and marks along with slight indentations seen on the holder is due to the vintage nature of the product being more than 50 years old and only adds to the uniqueness of this item.