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In India, terracotta traditions are found from the earliest times. The outskirts of many an Indian village, has a pipal tree with terracotta animal figures lying underneath it. They are symbols of fulfillment of aspirations of village folk. In order to cater to the commercial requirements of the modern global market, the village potter is often combining the traditional rural abstractions with refined urban tastes to show pieces of terracotta art.Bankura horse (Bengali) is the terracotta horse, produced in Panchmura village in Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It has been praised for “its elegant stance and unique abstraction of basic values.” Originally used for village rituals, it now adorns drawing rooms across the world as symbols of Indian folk-art. It is the logo of All India Handicrafts.

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Title:Terracotta Clay Pottery of Bankura...
Username:debu debu
Uploaded:4 Sep 2013 - 9:54 AM
Tags:Clay Pottery, General, Photo journalism
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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
4 Sep 2013 - 10:05 AM

beautiful narration and the image goes with it.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England53 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 11:14 AM

Well composed

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achieverswales
4 Sep 2013 - 11:41 AM

Wonderful colours and composition Debu.

Regards

Trev.

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digital_boi
4 Sep 2013 - 12:07 PM

fine capture of these terracotta figures like it fine work

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 - 12:07 PM

Excellent

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 1122 forum postsColleenA vcard South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 12:15 PM

They look like works of art, a great story, thanks for sharing

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  1 India1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 12:22 PM

Very beautiful and very colorful picture.

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chrissie3
chrissie3  5 England
4 Sep 2013 - 1:00 PM

Lovely colour and interesting picture.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 1:28 PM

An impressive sight here Debu.
Good shot.
Mick.

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richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 1:36 PM

Beautiful image well presented Debu!!

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williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 1:52 PM

a great narrative explaing a great image..



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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32346 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 2:18 PM

A highly interesting and informative pre-narrative supported by an equally fascinating and colour composition.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom72 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 3:01 PM

More interesting facts about Indian culture and a fine image to demonstrate it.
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 3:05 PM

A wonderful selection, Debu, well captured. Carol

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 2DicksPics vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 3:27 PM

An excellent image, Debu!
And, thank you for the informative description.

Richard

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EileenH
4 Sep 2013 - 5:40 PM

Very nice interesting imageSmile

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Potra
Potra e2 Member Potra vcard Venezuela
5 Sep 2013 - 12:47 AM

Now, I want one! They are so refined.
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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
5 Sep 2013 - 2:20 AM

They are trully beautiful Debu! Lovely earthy colours as well.
Thank you for the write up it explains a lot. IB

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 7:45 AM

A nice POV

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2013 - 1:02 PM

Incredible India! Super!

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