STUNNING LARGE BRONZE DANCING GANESHA. The elephant-headed son of Shiva and Pavarti; the Hindu god of knowledge and remover of obstacles, represented as an obese human figure with the head of an elephant and four arms. It is widely believed that “Wherever there is Ganesha, there is Success and Prosperity” and “Wherever there is Success and Prosperity there is Ganesha”. Traditionally he is honored with affection at the start of any ritual or ceremony, even by devotees of other Hindu deities. Whether it is diwali puja, a new vehicle, students praying before exams, beginning a business venture, sessions of bhajan (devotional chanting), or taking a trip, it is Ganesha they pray to. Throughout India and the Hindu culture, Ganesha is the first icon placed into any new home or abode. THIS VERY RARE AND UNUSUAL FIGURE OF GANESHA IS SHOWN IN A DANCING POSE ON A RAISED SQUARE BASE. HE HOLDS ATTRIBUTES IN HIS HANDS INCLUDING HIS BROKEN RIGHT TUSK, SYMBOLISING WISDOM, A KIRPAN DAGGER AND A BOWL OF SWEETS. WEARS A ORNATE’SAMPOT’, THIGH-LENGTH PANTS. AND A DISTINCTIVE CROWNED HEADPIECE. THIS GANESH IS 252 MM HIGH. THE STATUE IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION WITH A BEAUTIFUL GREEN VERDIGRIS PATINA. THIS STATUE IS A FIRST CLASS ITEM, IN WONDERFUL CONDITION, IT REALLY IS A STUNNING GANESH FROM MY OWN COLLECTION. An impressive and larger Ganesh statue, it would look beautiful in any setting. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\South-East Asian”. The seller is “roundhouse-antiques-2″ and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Egypt, Reunion, South Africa.
- Region of Origin: Southeast Asian
- Product: Buddha
- Primary Material: Bronze