Decorative Art

The decorative arts section in the gallery embraces some of the aesthetic creations of craftsmen. This section includes objects of Royal Glazed Earthenware, huge front portion of a Salin monastery and temple façade of Mandalay showing Burmese art, the front piece of a Kathiawar house, objects made of wood, bone, brass, bronze, copper-ware, silver, ivory, jade, bidri, and damascene. These objects were used either for decoration or as ritualistic objects.

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