Brass Sculptures

 

 

India is a land of art and craft. Numerous art forms and craftsmen have flourished here from time immemorial.One of the most well-known types of art work from India is the beautiful craft of sculpting brass. Brass sculptures and statues from India adorn many a home, office, hotel and restaurant.

These brass handicrafts are created with a combination of skill, diligence and imagination. The most popular subjects with brass sculptors are

  • Animal figures: Brass sculptures of stallions, horses, camels, elephants, antelopes, deer, dolphins and other animals are admirable.
  • Bird figures: Brass sculptures of peacocks, parrots, gulls, eagles, magpies, ducks, swans, owls, geese, hens, roosters are also created.
  • Religious figures: Characters from mythology have always been popular with sculptors. Brass statues of Hindu gods and goddesses , including Ganesha statues , sculptures of Lord Shiva , Goddess Saraswati, Goddess Lakshmi, Goddess Durga , Goddess Kali ,Lord Vishnu and Hanuman, are perhaps the most crafted subjects in brass. Artisans also create brass statues of other mythological figures such as Nandi bull. Brass sculptures of Buddhist deities, including Shakyamuni Buddha , Medicine Buddha , Green Tara, White Tara, and Laughing Buddha are also extremely well-liked. As are figures from Christianity. Statues of saints such as Sai Baba are also popular.




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