This is a beautiful framed brass temple frame in patina finish on gold raw silk depicting "Yali" - A mythical creature found in many Hindu temples and seen carved onto the pillars of South Indian sculpture .
The Yali in the South of India particularly, is portrayed as part lion, part elephant and part horse, and in similar shapes including some bird-like features and are believed to be more powerful than the lion, theTiger or the elephant.
You can clearly see the Naag " Snake heads" under the Yali which is a sign of protection of the temple and its worshippers including the charming Dancing Lord Ganesha - God of wealth and prosperity.
Weighing 1.650 kilo grams, this brass Yali with the frame is a collectors item and has been framed on Raw silk fabric to enhance its beauty.
Use as a wall hanging to highlight the intricate handcrafted 3 dimensional engraving on this exquisite temple frame including the dancing Ganesha.
Measures: Brown Polystyrene Frame Length 48 cm x 33 cm wide
Size of the Patina finish Brass Yali : Height 24 cm and Wide 20 cm
Weight: 1.650 kilograms
Finish: Brass patina finish