This is an exquisite hand crafted Vintage brass temple frame depicting "Yali" - A mythical creature seen in many Hindu temples often found atop the pillars of South Indian sculpture and temples of gods and goddesses.
This one has beautiful and delicately crafted 5 headed snake hood at the top, peacocks, birds and worshippers all over the temple frame or " Prabhavali" as is popularly known and has been framed within a 2 inch golden frame on red cotton silk enhancing the beauty of this vintage craft.
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.
Ganesha - The God of knowledge and prosperity is seen inside the temple.
Weighing nearly 2 kilo grams, this brass Yali frame or Prabhavali ( the never ending circular Halo around an Indian God or temple ) is a collectors item.
Use as a wall hanging to highlight the intricate handcrafted 3 dimensional engraving on this exquisite temple frame.
Gold Frame is 2 inches wide all 4 sides with Height 44 cm x Width 44 cm
Size of the brass Prabhavali: Height 20 cm and Wide 22 cm
Weight: 1.950 kilograms
Finish: Brass gold finish
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