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.
Founded in 1814 at the cradle of the
Asiatic Societyof Bengal (at the present
building of the Asiatic Society,
1 Park Street, Kolkata), Indian Museum
is the oldest and the largest Museum…