HAND CARVED BLOCK TRUNK
This hand carved block trunk was made in northern Jodhpur, Rajasthan by highly skilled artisan craftsman and soft pastel colouring is reflected in parts. It has a large stoarge area allowing you to hide away a multitude of possesions. The front has been crafted from reclaimed carved wood pieces so no two trunks woudl be the same.
This attractive looking trunk has been made from mango wood, while set in the front are 12 reclaimed hand carved blocks adding to it’s overall look. The trunk sits on four hand turned feet, bringing further appeal to it’s overall look. There are handles on each side and the lid is held open by metal chains.
A lovely item of furniture both useful for storage and could be used as a coffee table.
Made in India.
Unusual Indian Furniture and Accessories
Take a look at our blog about this style of furniture here.
Due to the nature of these pieces each item will vary. With the colours, patterns and metal work on the wood differing from one to another. Please contact us prior to purchase if you would like let us know your preference. Also, we can send photos of the exact item we would send you.
The art of carving: Wood art in India
Wood carving in India has been around since ancient times, with ancient wood carved temples in Uttar Pradesh bearing witness to this. While Sheesham is the most widely used type of wood, mango,walnut, deodar, ebony and sandalwood – (click to continue reading).
19th October 2019
“I would just like to reflect and take the time to say thank you -myself and my husband recently travelled a long way top visit your shop and ordered several pieces of furniture as a result. The pieces arrived so well packaged to protect them, and we were blown away by them when we unpacked them – absolutely stunning. They will provide many, many years of enjoyment. I am sure we will visit again in the future as a result and will be sure to infirm others kind regards,”