Vintage hand crafted bronze temple frame or Prabhavali as its popularly known depicting "Yali" - a mythical creature seen in most Hindu temples often found atop the pillars of South Indian sculpture and figures of Gods and Goddesses.
Handcrafted in Bronze metal with exquisite engravings, the mythical Yali and a 5 hooded snake as protection at the top with brass idols of Lord Ganesha and Indian Goddess Lakshmi mounted on a bright vibrant red coloured raw silk , this Prabhavali with a rich vintage finish is a "Collectors item".
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, the tiger or the elephant.
Weighing nearly 2 kilograms, this brass Yali frame or Prabhavali ( the never ending circular Halo around an Indian God or temple ) is mounted on vibrant red raw silk fabric and framed with an antique finish synthetic frame.
Use as a wall hanging frame as shown in the picture to highlight the beauty of this 3 dimensional Prabhavali.
Measures: Size of the frame with prabhavali : Height 40 cm x Width 35 cm
Weight: 2.5 kilograms