Mani Balaji Art & Crafts. Vintage South Indian Wooden Carved Temple Chariot Piece Unique India Collectible Vahanas Or "Vehicles" Of Hindu Gods Are Mythical Characters Having Significant Religious Value. Temples In India Use Depictions Of These Vehicles In Many Forms During Temple Processions.
National Museum, New Delhi Houses A Collection Of Carved Wood Vahanas In The Gallery Of Decorative Arts. This Collection At The National Museum Is Unique Among Museums In India, Which Includes Large Images Of Garuda, Hanuman, Elephant, Horse, Swan And Lion And These Artefacts Are Mostly From The Period Between The 17th And 20th Century. Ancient Indian Temples House Numerous Kinds Of Wood Carvings Having Religious Context To Be Used For Various Temple Activities.
The Majority Of Vahanas Are Made Of Wood And Decorated With Designs Made With Varied Techniques. Vahanas Have Been Mentioned In Temple Inscriptions Dating Back To The 13th Century.Antique 1700's Very Rare Hand Carved Wooden Temple Deity Statue. It Was Once An Ornate Temple Chariot In Southern India About 300 Years Ago And Was Used In Special Processions To Carry The Deity.
Size- 30.5 X 19 X 5 Cm. Please Do Provide Your Full Address And Contact Number. There May Be Color Variation Due To The Difference In Resolution Of The Photo & The Actual Color. The item "Handcrafted Wall Panel Figure Wood Carvings Rare Unique Vintage Indian Home Déco" is in sale since Friday, August 14, 2020.
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