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    Shiva & Parvati Chariot Carving From South India - 18th Century

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    Our origins are in wholesale, so from movies to restaurants, retailers to architects, we have a long history of supplying our trade clients with unusual and unique oriental furniture & decorative art. 

    Whether purchasing for resale or buying on behalf of a client, we offer trade discount pricing to:


  • Retail Stores
  • Interior Designers
  • Film & Photo Studios
  • Architects
  • Event Producers

  • For all trade and wholesale enquiries please email us with your contact and business name, company registration number & VAT number (if applicable) to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


    For full details, visit our Trade & Wholesale Page

    Prop Hire

    Looking for that one off iconic piece for an event or requiring props for a filming or a photography shoot? You will have seen our oriental antique furniture & decorative art in the James Bond films, The Golden Compass and many others.


    For all prop hire enquiries please send emails to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


    For full details, visit our Trade & Wholesale Page

    Shiva & Parvati Chariot Carving From South India - 18th Century

    A01258

    £695

    This hand carved teak chariot carving of Lord Shiva with a Vahana Nandi bull dates from the 18th century. This piece is mounted on a sturdy iron stand.

    Chariot panels originate mostly from Tamil Nadu in South India. These chariots, locally called ter or Ratha Yatra are decorated with carved teak sacred scenes and images of deities. These sculptures are the finest wooden sculptures found in Tamil Nadu.

    The chariots are enormous temples on wheels that are drawn through the streets by hundreds of devotees. Temples depicting Jagannath (an avatar of Vishnu) are a true splendor to behold and the name gave origin to the English word "Juggernaut." Which we commonly use today to describe very large trucks. An example of one of these ter can be seen in the final image. 

    Dimensions:

    26 x 20 x 36.5 (wxdxh cms)

     

    From India

    UK Delivery Charge - except Highlands & Islands £15
    More delivery options available at checkout

    Dimensions:


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    This hand carved teak chariot carving of Lord Shiva with a Vahana Nandi bull dates from the 18th century. This piece is mounted on a sturdy iron stand.

    Chariot panels originate mostly from Tamil Nadu in South India. These chariots, locally called ter or Ratha Yatra are decorated with carved teak sacred scenes and images of deities. These sculptures are the finest wooden sculptures found in Tamil Nadu.

    The chariots are enormous temples on wheels that are drawn through the streets by hundreds of devotees. Temples depicting Jagannath (an avatar of Vishnu) are a true splendor to behold and the name gave origin to the English word "Juggernaut." Which we commonly use today to describe very large trucks. An example of one of these ter can be seen in the final image. 

    Dimensions:

    26 x 20 x 36.5 (wxdxh cms)

     

    From India

    UK Delivery Charge - except Highlands & Islands £15
    More delivery options available at checkout


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    • - Non-furniture Delivery: 2-5 working days

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    • - Small items: £7.50

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    • - Return your order within 28 days for a full refund (excluding delivery charges)

    • - If you are not happy with your order, send it back with our delivery drivers. 

    • - Items must be returned in a resalable condition

    • - Collections can be arranged on request

    • Product Specific delivery charges visible above "Add to Basket" button and in Checkout (scroll up)

    • Additional charges may apply for deliveries to highlands, islands, out of area deliveries and collections. 

    • International Delivery: Please contact us for quotes on individual pieces at enquiries@indigo-uk.com, Livechat or calling +44 1672 564722

    Free UK mainland delivery on orders over £100 | Use code "DELIVERY" at checkout

    DISPATCH

    • - Non-furniture Delivery: 2-5 working days

    • - Furniture Delivery: Within 1 - 2 weeks

      (We'll call you to arrange a specific delivery date)

    • Free UK mainland delivery on orders over £100 | Use code "DELIVERY" at checkout

    RETURNS

    • - Hassle Free Returns

    • - Return your order within 28 days for a full refund (excluding delivery charges)

    • - Items must be returned in a resalable condition

    • - Collections can be arranged on request

    • Product Specific delivery charges visible above "Add to Basket" button and in Checkout (scroll up)

    • Additional charges may apply for deliveries to highlands, islands, out of area deliveries and collections. 

    • International Delivery: Please contact us for quotes on individual pieces

    Trade & Wholesale

    Our origins are in wholesale, so from movies to restaurants, retailers to architects, we have a long history of supplying our trade clients with unusual and unique oriental furniture & decorative art. 

    Whether purchasing for resale or buying on behalf of a client, we offer trade discount pricing to:


  • Retail Stores
  • Interior Designers
  • Film & Photo Studios
  • Architects
  • Event Producers

  • For all trade and wholesale enquiries please email us with your contact and business name, company registration number & VAT number (if applicable) to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


    For full details, visit our Trade & Wholesale Page

    Prop Hire

    Looking for that one off iconic piece for an event or requiring props for a filming or a photography shoot? You will have seen our oriental antique furniture & decorative art in the James Bond films, The Golden Compass and many others.


    For all prop hire enquiries please send emails to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


    For full details, visit our Trade & Wholesale Page

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