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Mango wood altar, 'Temple' - Mango Wood and Brass Decorative Box from India Curate

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Mango Wood and Brass Decorative Box from India, "Temple"

Designed like a majestic temple by Khalid Ali, this altar is set to welcome an... more

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Designed like a majestic temple by Khalid Ali, this altar is set to welcome an image of a preferred deity. The altar is carved by hand from mango wood and adorned with brass that is elaborately embossed. Glass beads glisten in a floral display. The altar features a drawer for storing the deity's image, and a pull-out stand is designed for the incense.

  • 2.26 kgs
  • 5.0 lbs
  • 46 cm H x 27 cm W x 17 cm D
  • 18" H x 10.75" W x 6.75" D

  • Mango wood, brass and glass beads
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in India
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Khalid learned repousse metal work, known as patra, or Indo Napoleon, from his father and uncle. It is one of the most popular Indian arts and Khalid has diligently worked at it for more than 20 years. He continues to grow artistically and has taught many of his family members and other artisans the vast array of skills needed to produce this distinctive form of Indian metalwork.

Khalid Ali has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1000 and the most recent for $1800.

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17 Testimonials for Khalid Ali

Timothy

I just received wood and brass container. On the well regarded ""Tim Wow Scale"" of gifts from abroad, this item receives a 10 out of 10 or WOW! The item is beautifully made and beautifully assembled. It is not flashy or cheap but calls for the beholder to consider the sublime spirit of creation that abides in man.

Katie

I just received my jewelry box and I'm so happy with it. It is absolutely beautiful.

Mahadevan

I am very pleased with the fast delivery by Novica. The article arrived well packaged. Artist Khalid's work is beautiful. I shall cherish his creation for a long time. Khantha, NJ, USA.
 
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