The Stone Elephant with Jali Work

499.00

Availability: In Stock

These intricately hand-carved stone elephants are a fine example of the local art form, originating in the coastal town of Mahabalipuram, where artisans slave in the hot sun and their pattarai (workshops) to create such masterpieces.

Description

Code: 1175

Size Details: (approx.)

10 x 8 x 2  cms

These intricately hand-carved stone elephants are a fine example of the local art form, originating in the coastal town of Mahabalipuram, where artisans slave in the hot sun and their pattarai (workshops) to create such masterpieces. The artefact represents regeneration, creating a new idea out of the ashes of a dying project, giving new life to things that seemed defunct.