This is a rare vintage Chettinadu Spoon Holder standing 80 cm tall is handcrafted from a single block of wood by artisans from the land of the Chettiars - one of the most prosperous business communities 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 3 identical squares in each row.
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 80 cm in length and 15 cm wide.
Weight 1.150 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.