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Hand Carved Soapstone Jali Sculptures (Pair), "Elephant Duet"

Festive rosettes crown a soapstone elephant couple, carved in India's legendary... more

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Festive rosettes crown a soapstone elephant couple, carved in India's legendary jail openwork. Gulam Rasool masterfully sculpts the expressive pachyderms, creating miniature elephants inside each.

  • 1.23 kgs
  • 2.7 lbs
  • Big elephant: 10 cm H x 13 cm W x 9 cm D
  • Big elephant: 3.9" H x 5" W x 3.5" D
  • Medium elephant: 8 cm H x 10 cm W x 7 cm D
  • Medium elephant: 3.2" H x 3.9" W x 2.8" D

  • Soapstone
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • 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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"Mom was kindled"

It was really intricate I do not know how it could have been made

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"These are for my spiritual meditations on animals "

These are beautiful. well worth what we paid for them. You feel the animal spirit threw these pieces.

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  • I use them in my Spiritual alters in my home

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Kalamazoo

Unexpectedly large and beautifully carved
 
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