Decorative Peacock Box

Decorative Peacock Box

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The peacock has significance in Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and Christianity, and has also been celebrated as a sacred & secular symbol of beauty, love, romance, nobility, holiness, guidance, protection and watchfulness. a peacock is the mount of Kartikeya, worshipped as the god of war, Lord Murugan in South India. Throughout human history sculptures have been created using many techniques; wood carving being the most prominent among them. for creating artifacts The southern part of India is known for exquisite wood carving culture and the artisans here carve various religious and cultural figures on the wood in a variety of themes such as mythological animals & creatures, dances, depicting of mythological scenes with gods and goddesses mounted on their chariots.

This masterpiece decorative wooden box carved with the glamorous peacock, with its velvety bluish-bright-red slender neck but without its usual slim – long legs. its colorful bright feathers and wings hidden in its torso, the chest in the form of the lid of the box. a small sharply pointed shiny beak and a matching eye patch, topped with a majestic blue-green crown makes peacock an embodiment of the natural world.

The swollen neck of a peacock reminds of a musician playing on a clarinet or a flute. The scintillating carving on The whole neckline with floral designs, having a series of vertical thin and fluting lines cut into the surface, in the style of the south Indian temple tended to be slender and elegant. The peacock carved, layer by layer, painted and polished suitably, is from a singular large block of wood using hammer and chisel by the artisans. This wonderful decorative piece of artifact must secure place in your living room.

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Item Code: ZEN471
South Indian Temple Wood Carving
15.20 inch Height X 15.30 inch Width x 8.70 inch Depth
3.5 kg
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