Vintage Indian reverse glass painting. Ornately decorated sacred cow and calf with Krishna, the. Period, hardwood frame, with raised incised wave finished surface. Depicted in the this delightful vintage Indian. Is a much loved, perenial Hindu motif, the sacred cow suckling her calf known as Surabhi.This bovine-goddess is described in Hinduism as the mother of all cows. She is a miraculous cow of plenty who. Provides her owner with whatever he or she desires, and is often portrayed as the mother of other cattle, as here. Raises the status of Mother here to the level of Goddess , and. Providing, as it does, life sustaining milk, an enduring.
Symbol of the divine bounty of earth. A substantial part of the Krishna legend is associated with cows, cowherds and pastoral life in general in Vrindavan , images of Krishna. Frolicking amongst the gopis , or milkmaids, familiar to all. Krishna is seen here top right. Bead and glass painting is an age-old Indian.
Tradition, in which part of the image is first crafted in strung glass beads , before the framed glass is overpainted to complete the. This particular example is both unusual and rare in that the artist has chosen not to add the beads on this occasion, which gives this painting a pure, fresh. It has also been signed. A version with beads added can be seen in the last image.Presented in its original dark green and ochre. We have other versions of Surabhi bead and reverse glass paintings for sale, as well as other motifs such as Indian birdlife. HARDBOARD BACKBOARD WITH HANGING HOOKS TO TOP EDGE. ANTIQUE MARBLE TEMPLE VERSIONS OF THE SURABHI MOTIF FOR DISPLAY ONLY, AND NOT INCLUDED. WILL BE DISPATCHED PROTECTED BY POLYSTYRENE.
To see the wide range of Indian vintage antiques currently in stock, search. Follow us in India on Instagram at lacewingwinteriors. The item "VINTAGE INDIAN REVERSE GLASS PAINTING. SACRED COW & CALF, SURABHI, WITH KRISHNA" is in sale since Wednesday, December 23, 2020.
This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "lacewing-interiors" and is located in Hampton.
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