|This a beautiful elegantly carved Elephant is made out of a single piece of cedar wood.|
It caught Ananth's eye and he had to buy it. We bought it in VTI in Chennai
|These are the famous dolls of Kondapally in Andhra Pradesh South India|
|This is Andaal , the famous poetess whose Thirupavai is still sung by people all over the south during December- January|
I also have quite a few wooden toys from Channapatna in Karnataka : the toys that captured the heart of Mictchell Obama.
|There is the colorful train, (this the 3rd train, I had prettier ones, but guests liked them so much, that they just begged me to give it to them. I thought I could get the same but I am yet to find them)the merry-go- round....|
Above the kitchen chimney too I have one Giant Wheel from Channapatna, these are just a few I have so many of them.
|The dancing pair was gift from my maid for my 43rd birthday. I really treasure such gifts.|
This again is the Dasaavatar from Kondapally Andhra Pradesh
|The Ten Incarnations of the Lord Vishnu.|
The dancing Ganeshas was bought some twenty five years ago from Poombuhar Bangalore.
Here's wishing you all the joys of the seasons: Merry Christmas!!!