This is a Vintage 80 cm tall 8 sided Octagonal shaped brass planter displaying an exquisite floral mesh / Jaali on each wall with delicately crafted peacocks and worshippers holding foldable oil lamps on each side.
The planter depicting the paws of a lion for each of its 8 legs is held together by 4 thick link brass chains and peacock shaped hook with 24 brass bells or ghungroos enhancing the planters beauty and grace.
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 master craftsmen and artisans from the south of India, this is a Collectors item.
Weight 3.60 kilograms
Length 80 cm with chain and planter
Length of only chain with hook , peacock and woman: 67 cm
Diameter of the 8 sided hexagon planter: 21 cm x Height of only planter is 14 cm