Haveli, a wealthy merchant's mansion. Depicted in this delightfully evocative. Is the highly revered Hindu deity, Krishna, one of the ten avatars or incarnations of Vishnu. He is the symbol of love, devotion and joy, famous for his love of Radha, infamous for cavorting amongst the gopis, milkmaids , in Vrindavan, Mathura. This is an example of Indian reverse glass.
Its authentic Art Deco period frame finished in distressed. Viridian green with white detailing.It's very much in the Indian tradition, in which generation after generation of painters recreate images that have gone before with, no doubt. Tradition, an engraving is laid down on the back of the glass before water or gum arabic paints are applied.
This is then fired in a kiln ensuring the paint bonds permanently with the glass. Known as reverse glass painting for obvious reasons, they are noted for their sheer brilliance, stunning clarity, stunning colours and liberal use of gilding , as here.A pair of Art Deco framed doors from the same architecturally salvaged project. The second features the much revered Hindu. Goddess, Durga on her vahana, or mount, a Bengal tiger. Recently reglazed, wooden surface lightly waxed. Substantial metal hanging hooks to rear, retains original door furniture. Please look carefully at the photographs as they form part of the description. DISPATCHED ENCASED IN POLYSTYRENE FOR PROTECTION. 66 CMS ACROSS TOP PELMET. COLLECTION IN PERSON DUE TO POTENTIAL RISK TO REVERSE GLASS PAINTING BY TRADITIONAL COURIERS. HAPPY TO DISCUSS LOCAL DROP OFF, OR ARRANGING DISPATCH ON A PALETTE AT COST. On the home page of the listing. You can also follow us around India and the subcontinent on Instagram at lacewinginteriors. The item "VINTAGE INDIAN REVERSE GLASS PAINTING. KRISHNA IN ART DECO FRAMED DOOR. ANTIQUE" is in sale since Wednesday, May 12, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Indian". The seller is "lacewing-interiors" and is located in Hampton. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.