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Chinese Fishing nets, Limited Edition Print by Professional Artist Chitra Vaidya

Limited Edition Print on Archival & Acid Free Paper , 6 x 8.5 inches (15.24 x 21.59 cm)
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Chinese Fishing nets, Limited Edition Print by Professional Artist Chitra Vaidya
Professional Artist Chitra Vaidya
Chitra Vaidya
Professional Artist

Art No

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20619

Artist

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Chitra Vaidya

Title

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Chinese Fishing nets

Medium

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Limited Edition Print on Archival & Acid Free Paper

Size

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6 x 8.5 inches (15.24 x 21.59 cm)

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Edition of 15

Price

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Rs. 3,500 ($54)

 

 

In stock. Immediate delivery.

   
   
 
Remarks
In India, Chinese fishing nets (Cheena vala) are fishing nets that are fixed land installations for fishing. While commonly known as "Chinese fishing nets" in India, the more formal name for such nets is "shore operated lift nets". Huge mechanical contrivances hold out horizontal nets of 20 m or more across. Each structure is at least 10 m high and comprises a cantilever with an outstretched net suspended over the sea and large stones suspended from ropes as counterweights at the other end. Each installation is operated by a team of up to six fishermen. While such nets are used throughout coastal southern China and Indochina, in India they are mostly found in the Indian cities of Kochi and Kollam, where they have become a tourist attraction. The Indian common name arises because they are unusual in India and different from usual fishing nets in India. (source : Wikipedia)

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