Vintage Octagonal Hanging Brass Planter With Women Holding Oil Lamps - Length 80 cm x 16 cm Dia

Vintage 80 cm tall Octagonal shaped brass planter with a exquisitely handcrafted mesh / Jaali work on each wall hand crafted with 6 women holding foldable oil lamps, hanging on thick chain with a full figure of a woman in traditional costume and a peacock near the hook of the chain.

The planter depicting the paws of a lion for each of its legs is held together by 3 thick link chains and peacock shaped as the hook. 

As per tradition, such planters were used to light coal or wood known as a Sigri in the mid century, now used indoor or outdoors as a planter. 

Handcrafted by artisans from the south of India, this is a  Collectors item.

Measures: 

Weight 2.750 kilograms 

Length 80 cm with chain and planter

Length of only chain with hook , peacock and woman:  67 cm

Diameter of the six sided hexagon planter: 16 cm