Kansa Plate

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$40.00

Description

Kansa metal dishes have been used in Ayurvedic wellness practices for centuries for their anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. This plate, made from an alloy of copper and tin, is hand-hammered by tribal craftsmen using time honored techniques in a contemporary design.

Museum Story

The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art, opened to the public in 1923, a gift to the nation from Charles Lang Freer. The Gallery contains an extensive collection of oriental art, prints, sculpture and silk panels, as well as a major group of 19th and 20th century American works.

About Good Earth

Founded in 1996 and rooted in the rich heritage of the Indian subcontinent, Good Earth captures the essence of Indian style and redefines the concept of sustainable luxury.

Details

  • Alloy of copper and tin
  • 4.5"dia.
  • Food safe for eating and serving. Storing food in Kansa dishes is not recommended. Hand wash. Acidic and citrus foods can stain the metal.
  • Clean Kansa in the traditional manner by using Imli (Tamarind) or use any good dishwashing liquid to retain shine. Dry well before storing to ensure that it retains its natural gleam.
  • Handcrafted in India