Tea pot and cups in Bengal Pattachitra by Manoranjan Chitrakar


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Size : Small
Dimensions : Teapot size: H: 6 Inch & W: 3 Inch , Cup Dia: 2.5 Inch
Medium : Aluminium on Oil color

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Artist Manoranjan Chitrakar garcefully schemes his Pattachitra art on tea pot and cups by strategizing fishes and floral motifs flawlessly on them. Fishes are considered highly auspicious in Bengali culture, associated with prosperity, abundance, and fertility. Within the framework of tea pot, the appearance of fish motifs characterize the wish for a luxuriant and generous life, containing the hope of plentiful tea and hospitality. The blooming of flowers in Bengali tradition is a symbol of positivity and hope for the future, incorporating floral motifs on tea items symbolizes the hope for a fresh start and the rejuvenating effects of tea as a beverage. Moreover, the patterns integrated into tea pots and cups not only make them visually striking but also infuse them with cultural significance, enriching the tea-drinking experience in the context of Bengali culture.

The price mentioned is for a set of 1 teapot and 4 cups.


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Manoranjan
"In West Bengal, the word chitrakar refers to pattachitra painters. We have taken Chitrakar as our last name for hundreds of years" says Manoranjan aka Manu Chitrakar, who has been painting for 30 years since the age of 15. He enjoys depicting societal themes in his works. Manuji has travelled across India, as well as to Sweden and Paris. The Bengal Pattachitra is a visual and oral art tradition practised by West Bengal's Patuas or Chitrakars. Patua painters, who are Muslim by faith, represent a distinct and secular art history. They make a living by painting and singing stories from Hindu mythology, local folklore, Sufi tradition, and modern issues. Though the origins of the Patua tradition have been difficult for art historians to trace, some suggest the oral form dates back to the 10th or 11th century CE. The physical evidence of a scroll, on the other hand, does not occur until the 18th century CE.

 



Bengal Pattachitra


The Bengal Pattachitra is a visual and oral art tradition practised by the Patuas or Chitrakars of West Bengal. Islamic by faith, Patua artists represent a unique and secular art tradition. They earn their livelihood by telling stories from Hindu Mythology, local folklores, Sufi tradition and contemporary themes through paintings and songs. Though the origin of the Patua tradition has been difficult to trace for art historians, some claim the oral form goes back all the way to the 10th or 11th century CE!  



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