Antique Indian sandstone Jali, pierced screen. Delightful hand-carved stone lattice screen. Statement wall hanging, the product of a centuries old tradition of stone carving, a display true Indian craftmanship. TWO OF THIS SIZE AVAILABLE FROM THE SAME ARCHITECTURAL SALVAGE PROJECT.
THE JALI IN THE LEAD IMAGE IS STILL AVAILABLE. ONE LARGER EXAMPLE ALSO AVAILABLE. Is the term used for a perforated stone or latticed screen. In Mughal times, these were used to help lower the temperatures on the hot Indian plains by.
The airflow through the holes. Strategically placed, this increased the speed of the airflow and acted as ancient form of air conditioning , often passing over running perfumed water in marble gullies. Here endeth the physics lesson... Here's Jali for the rest of us.
These exquisite early 19th century versions in Indian sandstone have been reclaimed from the same architectural salvage project in the blue city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan, with remants of cobalt blue to the surface to prove it. In their previous incarnation, they would have graced the exterior of a haveli, or grand mansion, and been an intergral part of the fabric of the building. Today, they will add a touch of Bombay chic to any contemporary interior when displayed as a piece of art, in much the same way one hangs a picture. Or, lent up against a alcove wall with tea or LED lights behind? Or perhaps mounted on a metal stand?This jali also look the part in a garden setting. Something we saw illustrated to good effect at the Hampton Court Flower Show this year. As is the norm, the reverse is more crudely carved. We also have two larger, and one smaller, jalis available from the same architectural salvage project.
Please look carefully at the photographs as they form part of the description. JALI SHOWN IN THE LEAD IMAGE IS STILL AVAILABLE. THE JALI IN THE LEAD IMAGE STILL AVAILABLE. WILL BE DISPATCHED ENCASED IN POLYSTYRENE.Follow us in India on Instagram at lacewinginteriors. The item "ANTIQUE, MUGHAL SANDSTONE JALI.
JODHPUR" is in sale since Wednesday, October 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Indian". The seller is "lacewing-interiors" and is located in Hampton.
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