Known worldwide for her utter devotion and love for Lord Krishna, Meera Bai was a Rajput princess who led her life as a devotee of Krishna and wrote in numerous songs and poems in his praise. Carved out of the finest Kadam Wood by the Master Craftsman, this statue of Meera Bai holding a parrot, sitting along with Krishna’s favorite bird; peacock is unique and priceless in its detailing and beauty. This fine, poised statue handcrafted by the local artist is the embodiment of the undying love, sacrifice and religious devotion that Meera Bai had for Lord Krishna whom she regarded as her husband.
About This Art
The wooden handicraft has flourished in India since the Indus Valley civilization. It has been a prominent art which is evident from the fact that the land is blessed with vast varieties of trees.
This is a highly evolved form of Wood Carving and is most popularly done on Kadam Wood. While making a statue, The Master Craftsman conjures the image from seasoned kadam wood. He carves the sculpture by hand with admirable detail all around . The figures and statues are near perfect and almost life like.