Standing figure - Bronze - Ganesha, Divinity - India - Second half 20th century

Description
Standing figure - Bronze - Ganesha, Divinity - India - Second half 20th century
Good condition, see description - 15×35×17 cm

India second half of the 20th century

patinated bronze statue representing the elephant-head Ganesh god.
This last dancer has four arms, carrying a distinct element:

- the axe (parashu) classical Shiva weapon, destroys desire and relations, therefore suppressing agitation and grief.

- The flowing bow (pasha) that serves to capture the mistake.

- the elephant sting (ankusha) symbol of its mastery over the world

- The 'mâlâ', a garland or a rosary containing 50 elements, the 50 letters of the Sanskrit alphabet.

One can also find a mouse on Ganesh foot, that here represents its 'vâhana' or vehicle.

Due to holidays, all orders paid for between 9th and 23rd October will be shipped from 25th October. Thank you for your understanding.

Lot details
Object
Standing figure
Technique
Carved
Material
Bronze
Period
Second half 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
India
Theme/ depiction
Divinity, Ganesha
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
15×35×17 cm
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