AN INDIAN HORSE RIDER FIGURE

Provenance: Private Dutch collection

Star tribe. Antique Indian Dhokra Horse and Rider Sculpture.
Probably from the late 19th or Early 20th Century as is evidenced by it’s natural patina and clear evidence of age
Dhokra, also spelt Dokra, is non ferrous metal casting using the lost wax casting technique. This sort of metal casting has been used in India for over 4000 years. Dhokra Damar tribes are the traditional metal smiths of West Bengal and Odisha. Their technique of lost wax is named after their tribe.

Dhokra Damar tribe, West Bengal, India
Brass metal, 78 x 55 cm

Price: € 3.500,-