These large statues have been made in South India, reflecting the clothing and grooming styles of the South. Almost as large as life, they have traditionally been used in parades and processions, as well as part of dramas and set design. Dressed in folk clothing, with hand painted lungis, natural se..
This gorgeous 19th Century Teak Wood artefact has been made to depict a soldier at arms. The figure has adjustable joints and knees, and its position may be altered. Painted entirely with vegetable paints, this figure is seen holding a shield and wearing the attire of a warrior, from his headdress t..
These pieces of tribal art, cast in brass and framed in wood, encapsulate the diversity of cultures within the Indian Subcontinent. Decorative pieces that can be either wall hung or table mounted, these sculptures reflect the dressing style of Tribals and Rajputs from Northern India, along with the ..
Grace your porch with this relaxing pair of easy chairs. Made of antique teakwood, in the traditional foldable Keralite design, it is the ideal piece of furniture from which one can gaze upon the miles of green fields abound. The seat is made of laminated, woven coir, reinforced through the hand wea..
This handmade antique, a finely carved decorative chariot piece, is unique in that it is carved entirely out of a single curved block of wood. Depicting an Indian dancer taking refuge in the woods for the Arattu, which is the holy bathing of temple deities, it is a beautiful panel made of the strong..
This dowry box, also called a hope chest, is an addition to any home where daughters are preparing for a marriage in the foreseeable future. This particular piece, reflecting mid 17th century brass overlays, with a lock for security, and made of the finest rosewood might have belonged to one of the ..
This beautiful piece is a decorative furniture item that adds a royal finish to a sitting room or parlour. It has six curved, carved legs and a round inlaid top. It is this top alone that is devoid of carvings, the rest of the table is covered in exquisite curlicues, floral designs, and other flowin..
This beautiful piece of history is not only remarkable in its aesthetics, but also in its functionality as a fully functional miniature temple cart. Made in the 17th century, it is a true antique work of art. This is a representation of the elaborate parade carts used in temple festivals, a reproduc..
This hand carved statue is made of the rarest, finest sandalwood available in Kerala. The etchings are detailed to the most minute level and each line has a story to tell. Alluding to the lore of the Gods, there are peacocks and tigers and a lotus. The deity himself is shown in the utmost grace, wi..
Possibly the most widely recognised Hindu artefact across the world, this is a depiction of Lord Shiva as Nataraja, the Supreme God of Dance. The two dance forms associated with this Supreme deity are the Tandava, the Dance of Destruction, and the Lasya, the dance of creation. Analogous to Yin and Y..
This collapsable prayer book holder, used traditionally either for The Bible or the Bhagvad Gita, is solid wood. The grooves are smooth, for adjustable functioning and it gives sturdy support even for heavier, hard bound books. The base is made of two slotted feet, of the same wood, upon which the b..