One of the many faces of Lord Shiva - The Supreme God who protects, creates and transforms the universe.
This majestic sculpture of Shiva in a rich dark brown patina has been casted in solid brass by skilled artisans from the South of India with exquisite engravings.
In Hinduism and as per Indian Mythology, Shiva is one of the most important gods and known as the destroyer of evil whose powers are used to cleanse the world of negativity. Shiva is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe.
Lingams have been worshipped for thousands of years as a representation of Shiva and the art form eventually evolved to include cast metal lingam covers known as "Mukhalingams", as powerful and venerated as the objects they covered and literally translates as 'lingams with a face.
This Mukhalingam of Shiva measures:
Bust: Height 15 cm x width 14 cm
Weight: 2.05 kilograms