Vintage brass temple Prabhavali on deep red raw silk depicting the "Yali" - A mythical creature found in many Hindu temples and seen carved 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 heads" under the Yali which is a sign of protection of the temple and its worshippers including the Dancing Lord Ganesha - God of wealth and prosperity.
Weighing 1.85 kilo grams, this brass Prabhavali with the antique style gold frame is a collectors item and has been mounted on a raw silk fabric to enhance its beauty.
Use as a wall hanging to highlight the intricate handcrafted 3 dimensional engraving on this exquisite temple frame including the dancing Ganesha.
Measures with the Antique finish gold Polystyrene Frame: Length 44 cm x Width 40 cm
Size of the Brass Prabhavali frame : Height 24 cm and Wide 20 cm
Weight: 1.85 kilograms
Finish: Brass finish