Repousse Mini Chest of Drawers Decorative Box from India, "Gleaming Blossoms"
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This decorative chest is petite and beautiful to add a touch of glamour to any decor. From Khalid Ali, the opulent design combines the glow of copper and brass that alternate in color. The mini chest features four drawers to organize jewelry or personal treasures. Handcrafted of wood, it is crowned with silvery aluminum and showcases the art of repoussé.
- 0.74 kgs
- 1.6 lbs
- 25 cm H x 13.5 cm W x 8 cm D
- 9.75" H x 5.25" W x 3.1" D
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.