Details: Pair of 19th century Hindi alabaster carpet weights featuring carved floral medallions on the tops and leaf detail atop 5" square bases. Carpet weights were used outdoors on a terrace or veranda and intended to hold corners of light weight carpets, in place in the event of a breeze during the summer. These carpet weights also make wonderful bookends, door stops or decorative elements indoors or outside.
Dimensions: 5"w x 5"d x 6.5"h (9.5 lbs each)
Condition: In excellent condition consistent with age, however, they do have some discoloration in places. Felt pads on the bottoms to prevent scratching surfaces.