The Terracotta Owl: A Symbolic Sentinel by Dolon Kundu

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Dolon Kundu crafts a Terracotta model of an owl is a captivating representation of this magnificent creature. The owl, sculpted from earthy terracotta clay, showcases the fine craftsmanship and attention to detail of the artisan. The owl stands with a proud and regal posture, capturing the essence of its noble nature. Its body is elegantly sculpted, with curved contours and smooth surfaces that highlight the gracefulness of its form. The artist has carefully crafted the intricate details of the owl's feathers, capturing the texture and patterns with precision. The owl's face is a masterpiece in itself. Its large, piercing eyes are the focal point, drawing you into their depth and mystery. The eyes are meticulously carved, conveying a sense of wisdom and introspection. The intricately etched lines around the eyes add a touch of realism and bring the sculpture to life. The significance of this Terracotta Model of an owl lies in the symbolism attached to these magnificent creatures. They are believed to possess a deep understanding of the mysteries of life and the unseen realms.

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                                                Dolon Kundu is a Master terracotta artist from village Bardhawan in Kolkata and has been practicing this craft for over 45 years. She has won many accolades and awards like the National Handicrafts Award, the State Award for handicrafts and has exhibited extensively across India and internationally in the UK as well as the prestigious International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe. She has a very distinctive and intricate style in terracotta and has also been sharing her knowledge with many others with the training she has been imparting to hundreds of other artisans in village Bardhawan . Dolon Kundu Instagram


                                                Teracotta art has been practised in India for thousands of years, dating back to the Indus Valley civilization. Clay is used to make earthenware, figurines, and other ornamental items. Clay is dried and then fried at extremely high temperatures to allow it to take shape. The artform also has a spiritual importance, as it is claimed in Hinduism that this material uses the five components of the universe: air, water, fire, ether, and earth. States including as Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, and Rajasthan have a long and illustrious history with the art form.

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