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Vintage Nettur Petti

Vintage Nettur Petti

Regular price $475.00 USD
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Presenting a rare masterpiece, the Nettur Petti, also known as Aamada Petti. This awe-inspiring box emerges from the meticulous hands of highly skilled artisans hailing from the enchanting lands of Kerala. The very name 'Nettur' resonates with echoes of a place nestled within the realms of Ernakulam and Kannur districts of Kerala, as well as the Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu. Meticulously crafted with unparalleled finesse, this exquisite masterpiece takes form from the finest wood, emanating an enchanting aura of timeless beauty.

Tracing its origins back to the bygone year of 1950, this extraordinary petti unveils a tapestry of intricate hand-painted designs, meticulously brought to life using nothing but nature's own palette of vibrant, vegetable natural dyes. Adorned with graceful brass embellishments, its lid assumes the captivating silhouette of the iconic roofs that grace the traditional houses of Kerala. The Nettur petti transcends mere functionality, becoming a living testament to artistic prowess and heritage.

Once revered as the sanctuary for cherished jewels, this splendid creation found its place of honor within the sanctuaries of temples, the chambers of royalty, and the treasuries of the affluent. Within its sturdy confines, precious possessions found solace, sheltered by the embrace of unrivaled craftsmanship.

Truly, this extraordinary piece is a treasure that beckons collectors and enthusiasts alike, inviting them to bask in its sheer magnificence and embark on a journey through the rich tapestry of history and artistry.

Please note that vintage pieces come with small imperfections, that’s a part of its beauty and age.

Size: 10”L x 8”W x 8”H

Weight: 2070 gm

 

 

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