This exquisite 17 cm tall vintage Ganesha figure in Brass of the most famous Hindu God Lord Ganesha is mounted against a beautiful filigree brass plate with 6 oil lamps or diyas and is handcrafted by artisans from Northern India. The Oil and wick lamp is further enhanced with the lovely filigree design seen behind the Ganesha figure.
Ganesh - also known as Ganapati, Vinayaka and Pillaiyar is the Lord of Good Fortune who provides prosperity, fortune and success. He is the Lord of Beginnings and the Remover of Obstacles of both material and spiritual kinds.
The elephant trunk signifies Lord Ganesha's remarkable memory and intelligence.
The lighting of the "Deepam"or lamp / Diya denotes and illuminates knowledge and eradicates the darkness and the ignorance in us. In Hindu culture, lighting of a lamp is also considered an auspicious part of the Pancha loha, or the five-metals, an alloy of sacred significance and widely used for making Hindu temple idols.
Measures : Height 17 cm x width 17 cm and a depth of 9 cm .
Weight : 1000 Grams
Care: Please do not use any harsh chemicals to clean. Only rub with a dry soft cloth. You may also use a tea light candle instead of the oil and wick .