Handcrafted Wooden Truck - Kondapalli Toys

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Wooden Handicrafts

The art of crafting toys out of wood is an ancient tradition. Manifesting in various forms across the Indian subcontinent, this handcrafted wooden truck is a product of the Kondapalli community of Andhra Pradesh. Around four centuries ago, the art that is now known as Kondapalli bommalu had come into existence. Taking splendid Indian themes and elevating them to the status of praise, the ancient artisans of this craft were highly supported by the ruling kingdoms.

  • Handmade by Kondapalli Artist
  • Sourced directly from artisans of village
  • Light-weight wooden toys
  • Cash-on-delivery payment option available
  • Delivered within 7-days of online purchase
  • Free shipping for purchases above Rs.1500

Rs. 650.00
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Rs. 650.00

The art of crafting toys out of wood is an ancient tradition. Manifesting in various forms across the Indian subcontinent, this handcrafted wooden truck is a product of the Kondapalli community of Andhra Pradesh. Around four centuries ago, the art that is now known as Kondapalli bommalu had come into existence. Taking splendid Indian themes and elevating them to the status of praise, the ancient artisans of this craft were highly supported by the ruling kingdoms.

India celebrates liveliness with a magnificent display of colour in every aspect, from daily life to special festivities. This particular Kondapalli toy is a unique take on the eccentric trucks that roam the roads of India with soaring colours. The artisan uses a delightful combination of bright hues to add liveliness to any interior. Kondapalli toys are excellent gifts due to the hours of specialised care that goes into the making of every single toy.

The drivers at the wheel proudly wear their influences on their trucks, with a vivid display of symbols, colour and text. The Kondapalli artisan makes a bold statement with the striking colours he uses to render the truck. Taking familiar themes with a cultural context, Kondapalli artefacts set themselves apart from the monotonous industrial productions of the day.

Today, this tradition is slowly fading away as the revenues fall, due to the high influence of modernised industrial products. This handcrafted curio is a breath of fresh air in a time where authentic handmade products are rare commodities. Adding an ethnic look, this Kondapalli truck renders a unique appeal to your home.