The Bankura, Birbhum and Murshidabad districts of West Bengal are few prominent regions which carry forward terracotta artwork, which was originally derived from an Italina word, which means “cooked earth”. It is one of the oldest forms of art in the world, which has found its place in the early civilisations of Harappa and Mohenjodaro, as early as 200 B.C. Terracotta gods and goddesses, deities, bowls, musicians, horses, elephants, and other figures of people, animals, and birds and various other traditional themes is appreciable craftsmanship of Buddhadeb Kumbhakar, who makes brilliant Kalash Flower Vase designed crafts under the Crafts of Bengal of Bengal Terracotta Art.
The themes generally being folk, patterns are fairly highlighted with traditional skill and explicit artwork. And the best designs of terracotta artwork, made out clay with a blend of two or three clays can be found near the river beds, pits and ditches of the districts of Murshidabad, Bimbhum and Bankura. The fuel used in the making of the designs is available from naturla resources like twigs, dry leaves or firewood. Various Kalash Flower Vase terracotta crafts under the Crafts of Bengal of Bengal Terracotta Art like is presented by the Buddhadeb Kumbhakar.
The time – consuming making process of terracotta artwork, Bankura from Bishnupur or Bankura disticts of Bengal begin with the refining of the clay thereby giving a desired shape to form. It is dried under the sun, placed in kiln, or atop combustible material in a pit, and then fired. The firing temperature is around 1000°C. And the iron contents give the fired body a yellow, orange, red “terracotta”, pink, grey or brown colour.This process has given rise to several Kalash Flower Vase terracotta artworks under the Crafts of Bengal presented by the Buddhadeb Kumbhakar.
Bankura from the creative talents of Bishnupur and Bankura districts of West Bengal, terracotta means “cooked earth” derived from an Italian word. It has however found its place in the early civilisations of Harappa and Mohenjodaro, as early as 200 B.C. As a symbol of man’s first step towards progress, mos;y used by the early Chinese, Western Columbians and Greeks, during the ancient times, various Kalash Flower Vase terracotta artwork under the Crafts of Bengal of Bengal Terracotta Art, presented by the Buddhadeb Kumbhakar slowly made its way to India.