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Elephant-Themed Soapstone Decorative Jar from India, "Elephant Alliance"

Working from the artisanal city of Agra, Indian artisan Gulam Rasool designs a... more

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Working from the artisanal city of Agra, Indian artisan Gulam Rasool designs a decorative jar after the style of jali art and architecture. The base and lid of the jar are hand-carved of natural soapstone, detailed with intricate openwork patterns that depict marching elephants.

  • 0.40 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • Jar: 10.5 cm H x 10.5 cm Diam.
  • Jar: 4.1" H x 4.1" Diam.
  • Lid: 6.5 cm H x 10.5 cm Diam.
  • Lid: 2.6" H x 4.1" Diam.

  • Soapstone
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in India
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Close to his eightieth birthday, Gulam continues the art he learned from his elders. His father was an marble carver and jali artisan honored with the state award for excellence. Gulam has been honored with the same distinction. He still works alongside his son and other artisans to whom he has taught this craft, and treasures the role he plays in continuing this important Indian artistic tradition.

Gulam Rasool has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $1800.

Nearing his eighth decade, master stone sculptor Gulam Rasool continues to provide for his family, especially his grandchildren.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Gulam is proud to be able to help provide for his grandchildren's education.

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10/10/2018

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"Plans to be a Christmas goodies"

I know my sister will be pleased. It was well packed and will get to Ohio without difficulty.

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"Exquisite jar"

Mr. Rasool's decorative workmanship is so exquisite! His work is so finely carved and the elephants on his soapstone jars are very delicately etched. Thank you, Mr. Rasool.

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  • Decoration and for storing small items

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Unexpectedly large and beautifully carved
 
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