CHARMING PAINTED SIDEBOARD
This beautifully constructed and charming painted sideboard is full of character and attraction. It has been made using mango wood and provides two drawers and two cupboards each with an inner shelf fitted. The drawers have been painted with a floral design, each with a metal ring handle. On one of the doors can be seen two women facing Ganesha who is depicted on the opposite door. A theme of offering and receiving resonates throughout this piece and is further highlighted in the depictions to the top. Here can be seen two further women on either side facing each other with food and drink, while dressed in their finery. To the sides of this cabinet are male figures, one crowned and both equally adorned in fine dress. An extraordinary item of furniture painted by a family of artists located some way out of Jodhpur in a rural setting.
A staggering beautiful small sideboard that includes two drawers and two cupboards. The cupboard doors have slim metal handles, while the drawers have fitted metal ring handles. To the front of the piece on the doors can be seen Ganesha depicted on one door, while two women adorn the other. To the sides of this piece are male figures, one with a crown on his head and all dressed in fine costume. On the top of the cabinet, further hand painted work resides and where a further four women can be seen. Offerings af food and drink are depicted, while the whole piece is adorned in colour and floral designs and motifs. An individual item that resonates craftsmanship and design.
A most charming small sideboard that brings a flavour of India into the home. With it’s colours, iconography and design, this item of furniture would certainly bring an impressive and eye-catching appeal into the home. This sideboard could certainly be used in a kitchen, while it would not look out of place in a hallway/landing. Outside of these areas, this piece could be used in either a dining or sitting room. Wherever it finally resides, the sideboard brings with it a sense of fun, colour and charm.
Hand Painted Indian Furniture and Accessories
Traditional Indian art
The history of Indian painting dates back to the era of Ajanta, Ellora and other murals. Other famous examples are Buddhist palm leaf manuscripts, the Jain texts and the Deccan, Mughal and Kangra schools. Indian paintings is a portrayal of tradition and depiction – (click to continue reading).
1st November 2016
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