Lord Krishna, one of the most supreme and loved gods among Hindu mythology symbolizes the bliss of life, happiness, and beauty. In the unique statue, Krishna is depicted playing the flute; often regarded as the human heart which God loves to play upon. With a head crown adorned with beautiful peacock feathers and poised gracefully on the lotus-shaped pedestal, Lord Krishna is brought to lifelike by the Master Craftsman. Hand-carved in Kadam wood, attention is paid to minute detailing of the statue, bringing out the soft, divine features of Lord Krishna and his favorite bird; peacock by his side.
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.