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Sawantwadi Crafts

Sawantwadi Crafts

Sawantwadi Crafts, Sawantwadi Crafts art and craft, Sawantwadi Crafts art of Maharashtra, Sawantwadi Crafts Arts & CraftsThe craft of lacquer ware was introduced into Sawantwadi around the end of the 17th century. During the 18th and the 19th centuries, various schools of this craft were started in Sawantwadi. Many of the artisans were moved from nearby Goa. The painting of mythological figures show three distinct styles, roughly divided into the Chitrakatha, Temple and Ganjifa styles.

Now-a-days Sawantwadi lacquer ware has a large range of products and concentrates on traditional hand painted and lacquered furniture and light fittings.Sawantwadi lacquer ware has a large range of products and concentrates on traditional hand painted and lacquered furniture and light fittings. Ganjifa card games, which were played and made in the 18th and 19th centuries, are produced in all varieties and can be found in private collections and in museums.

 

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