This is a majestic vintage brass lamp handcrafted by artisans from the South of India of the most famous Hindu God, Ganesha sitting atop a bed of diyas shaped like a fully bloomed lotus flower.
This brass lamp hanging on a thick brass link chain is crafted with 20 diyas or lamps with Lord Ganesha as the central figure flanked by delicately crafted swans on either side, twin mythical yalis - Half horse Half lion, seen on pillars of most temples in south India.
The Lamp holds an important place as per hindu mythology and can be found in temples and homes to worship the god by lighting the diyas to drive away the darkness from this world.
The lamp wiith the Ganesh idol as per tradition is considered highly auspicious not only for well being, knowledge and prosperity but also for new beginnings.
Total Length including chain and lamps is 88 cm with a Width of 23 cm
Length of only the chain : 60 cm
Weight : 3.75 kgs