Standing Figure

Size:

13cm

Region:

Orissa, India

Type:

Standing figure

Material:

Metal with a clay-core

Condition:

Description:

The Mahlia-Kond live in the tribal-area of Orissa in the north-east of India

From the middle of the 19th century till the beginning of the 20th century nomadic blacksmiths manufactured these statues for the Kond in cire perdue (lost-wax technique)

For more information please read the article by Barbara Boal in “Publications”

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