A magnificent vintage handcrafted wood and brass framed sculpture / wall hanging of Meenakshi - Hindu female Diety and consort of Lord Shiva.
The sculpture of the goddess is crafted on a pedestal holding an oil lamp and placed inside a beautifully hand crafted wooden and gold finish frame mounted on rich gold saffron raw silk with two temple brass bells on either side.
Worshipped mainly by followers from the South of India, the goddess Meenakshi is one of the few Hindu female deities to have a major temple devoted to her - the far and famed Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.
This beautiful diety with the lamp when lit, brings joy, celebration, knowledge, life and wealth showing the way even in dismal, dull, and dark situations signifying the 'ray of light' that inspires us towards life, ideas, and progress.
Use this as a wall art to adorn any wall in your home . A Collectors Item !
Size: 44 cm tall x 37 cm wide x 9 cm deep.
Size of the Meenakshi : 19 cm tall
Weight: 2.6 kilograms
Caution : As the wood is inflamable , please be careful while lighting the oil lamp and use a very low flame or alternatively a tea light candle.