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Bastar Asian Indian Metal Sculpture of Head
A fine example of Dhokra or Bell Metal sculpture work from Eastern/Central India produced by the Bastar Tribes
Using the lost wax method she was made by sculpting very fine wax coils around a clay base and then cast in bell metal. Bell metal is a mixture of up to 5 metal alloys including brass, gold and bronze.
Size: 4¾ H x 4 W x 3½ D
Condition: very good
Weight: l lb 8 Oz's
Metal: Bell metal w/brass finish
This form is disappearing and being replaced by modern techniques.