Unusual Locks, Exhibits on M G Road….#3

– Unusual Locks #3 > Man in Topee
From the private collection of Mr.V.Raghunathan, President of ING Vysya Bank, this is the third exhibit of an ‘Unusual Lock’ ..original 12 x 7.5 x 5 Cms Copper, 12th Century..

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“An Interesting depiction of a parsee man, probably a trader in traditional topee, from Gujarat / Maarastra region” says the label.

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Situated at M.G.Road , ING Vysya Bank Premise, Bronze casting by Aniruddh Chand, enlarged to 1.2 x 0.7 x .04 mtrs;2003

2 Comments so far

  1. Mytri (unregistered) on February 12th, 2007 @ 1:24 am

    Scratch! Scratch!! Scratch!!!
    How is this a lock? Thanks for the series. Really fun to see how intricate the next lock is going to be.
    I reiterate, this is one of the most well-updated blogs with so many interesting topics. I have to say that many of my friends had been to the Coconut Grove and it comes highly recommended to us now :-).


  2. Rajesh (unregistered) on February 12th, 2007 @ 8:54 am

    Thanks Mytri, keeps us going!!

    would be glad to receive the recomendations via “Suggest a Story”…



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