Majestic brass sculpture of Lord Ganesha with four hands sitting on a lotus flower watched by the Rat - his Vahan and handcrafted by the most skilled artisans from South of India.
Crafted in a light patina finish, this sculpture is a piece of art . Displaying 4 hands, , one can only admire the exquisite engraving done by hand on the sculpture with the finest detail.
Each symbol associated with the elephant-headed Hindu god is viewed as a reminder to manifest the powers held within us. The Abhaya Mudra is the gesture of fearlessness with the sign of OM of his lower right hand and symbolizes Ganesh's blessings and protection on a person's journey through life, especially the spiritual one.
In his upper right hand, Ganesh usually holds an axe, with which he is said to cut off all attachments of life and symbolizes removal of your obstacles or delivery of justice.
Modakapatra, the bowl of sweets in his left lower hand exemplifies Ganesh’s love of sweets. The axe is a tool used to destroy ignorance in the world. The noose illustrates the notion to draw loved-ones close, but also remind us to encircle and save strayed ones in extraordinary ways.
The Lotus flower, Ganesha is sitting upon represents enlightenment.
Ganesh, a much-beloved and worshiped deity, is the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati and is worshipped as the God of wisdom, prosperity and considered most auspicious for new beginnings.
Height 31 cm x Width 24 cm x Depth 19 cm
Weight: 7.150 kilograms.
Material used: Brass
Note: A part of a tusk meant to be held in the left upper hand is incomplete and only adds to the vintage nature of this fine sculpture.