Exotic Masterpiece Stone Statue of The Dancing Shiva or Nataraja for indoor or Outdoors; 5 Feet

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Exotic Masterpiece Stone Statue of The Dancing Shiva or Nataraja for indoor or Outdoors; 5 Feet
$5,000.00
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The Dancing Shiva as Lord Nataraja, depicts the Hindu God dancing on top of the dwarf, Apasmara. The Nataraj is always depicted with his four hands. His left foot rests on a demon Apasmara which signifies liberation. A cobra uncoils from his lower right lower arm. The upper right hand holds a "Damru", a little drum shaped instrument. The second right hand is in 'Abhayamudra' which means security against unholy and darkness. The upper left hand contains fire which symbolizes destruction and The second left hand focuses towards the raised foot which implies freedom. Carved from Soft Stone of Orissa by artisans whose ancestors have practiced this craft of stone carving for centuries. Hammers and chisels of various sizes and shapes, called the Muna, Patili, Martual, Thuk-Thuki and Nitana are used to bring life these life-like figures from featureless stone. Once engraved, the finishing Is done by scrapping out the extra material using a flat-edged iron tool.
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Width(Inches)36.00
Height(Inches)60.00
Weight(Kg)350.00
MaterialStone
Product CareWipe it off with a Dry Cloth. No further Cleaning is Required.
StateOdisha
CraftStone Carving-Odisha
Craft StoryIn Odessa stone carving is the major handicraft. It reached heights of excellence through centuries. There are innumerable rock-cut sculptures, archaeological monuments, caves and temples like Parsurameswar, Mukteswar, Lingaraj, Puri and that are wonder in stone, the temple chariot of the Sun God at Konark, in addition to the beautiful Stupas and monasteries of Lalitgiri Ratnagiri and Udayagiri built for centuries and embroidered with most beautiful and intricately carved statue and other adornments. The present artisans have kept alive the sculptural traditions of their forefathers. So they are carving exact replicas of the original temple sculptures besides producing a variety of other items. They use ultra-soft white soap stone, and slightly harder greenish chlorite and the still harder pinkish Khan and the hardest of all black granite.
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