Vintage brass Kalasha shaped planter hand engraved with floral motifs and adorned with twin exqusite peacock handles, 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 and fine delicate 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 22 cm x Diameter 13 cm at the opening of the mouth.
Each peacock measures 11 cm.
Weight: 3.15 kilograms