Small Indian Orissa Cast Bronze Dhokra Work Box
Small Indian Orissa Cast Bronze Dhokra Work Box Small Indian Orissa Cast Bronze Dhokra Work Box Small Indian Orissa Cast Bronze Dhokra Work Box Small Indian Orissa Cast Bronze Dhokra Work Box Small Indian Orissa Cast Bronze Dhokra Work Box

Small Indian Orissa Cast Bronze Dhokra Work Box

Ref: D1091
This antique, provincial box was crafted in India. Notice the unusual, rod stock hinging on the back. The piece retains its original, untouched patina and terminates on penny feet. Dhokra (Dokra) is an ancient, tribal folk art tradition of lost-wax metal casting found in the eastern states of India in West Bengal, Odisha (Orissa), Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.
DATE
19th century
DIMENSIONS
Width 7 Depth 4 Height 3.5 in.
CONDITION
Note: metal corroded in portions of top, creating two holes.
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