Vintage Brass Temple Frame or Prabhavali With The Mythical Yali & Lord Ganesha - 44 cm x 35 cm

This is a beautiful framed brass temple frame depicting "Yali" - A mythical creature seen in many Hindu temples often sculpted onto the pillars of South Indian sculpture .

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, theTiger or the elephant.

You can clearly see the Naag " Snake hood" under the Yali which is a sign of protection of the temple and its worshippers including Lord Ganesha who can be seen sitting under it. 

Weighing 1.2 kilograms, this brass Yali frame is a collectors item and has been framed on Green Raw Silk silk fabric to enhance its beauty.

Use as a wall hanging to highlight the intricately handcrafted 3 dimensional engravings on this exquisite temple frame.

Measures: Gold Frame Length 44 cm x 35 cm wide 

Size of the brass Yali : Length 26 cm and Wide 12 cm 

Weight of yali + frame : 1.20 grams

Finish: Natural Brass finish on red silk with polystyrene frame