Vintage brass Kalasha shaped planter hand engraved with floral motifs and adorned with 3 exquisite peacock handles is handcrafted by skilled artisans from the South of India.
The planter, perfectly balanced on a 3 oval shaped legs is crafted with a beautiful sculptural form with a broad base and a thick neck and fine engraving of floral motifs with the traditional Indian peacock handles lending the pot its beauty and grace.
The Purna-Kalasha is considered a symbol of abundance and "source of life" in the Vedas and believed to contain Amrita - The elixir of life and thus viewed as a symbol of abundance, wisdom, and immortality.
Truly a collectors item and a fine example of a form, typical of the mid century.
Height 30 cm with the peacocks x Diameter of 11 cm at the mouth.
The circumference of the planter is 78 cm at the widest part.
Each peacock measures 11 cm.
Weight: 4.85 kilograms