Magnificent 24 cm tall brass sculpture of Hindu God Krishna playing the flute wearing his Mukut ( crown ) standing on a pedestal.
The great exponent of the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna is the god of compassion, tenderness and love and is considered to be one of the most popular and widely revered among Indian deities.
This exquisite statue of Lord Krishna is crafted with intricate engraving on the robes, the crown and finished in rich dark patina by artisans from the South of India using centuries old traditional methods of metal casting and engraving.
Dark and extremely handsome, the word Krishna literally means 'black' which also connotes mysteriousness and a favourite with all the village girls called "Gopis.
The anecdotes and narratives of Krishna's life are generally titled as Krishna Leela. He is a central character in the Indian Epics Mahabharata, Bhagvata Purana and the Bhagavad Gita, potrayed in various perspectives such as a God-child, a prankster, a model lover, a divine hero and the supreme power.
Measures: Height 24 cm x 10 cm wide. The pedestal has a diameter of 8 cm.
Weight: 1.650 kilograms