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Saturday, December 13, 2008

Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, Pune - 72

Paintings, handicrafts, armour-suits, musical instruments and other objects of art are on display. The 17th century lamps and other articles belonging to Mughal and Maratha periods are the highlights of the museum.

This museum families the collection of the late Dinkar Kelkar, a committed art devotee. The museum centralizes on the arts of everyday life: pots, lamps, nutcrackers, pen and ink stands, containers and other such functional objects, each perfectly crafted and embellished. The wood carvings include carved wooden doors and windows from Rajasthan, Gujarat, Karnataka and Kerala. The metal objects include locks, ink pots, ritual bowls and nutcrackers. There are also an assortment of oil lamns in and copper. Another collection is of the paintings from addition is the section on women, which describes their important role in Indian society. Just get this address and visit here.

Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
1378 Shukrawar Peth 
Netu Bag, Raja Kelkar Museum Street
Pune 411002

You can visit here from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. This museum closes on government holidays.

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