Vintage Wood Sculpture of Lakshmi - Goddess of Wealth and Prosperity - H 37 cm x W 25 cm x D 9 cm

Majestic vintage wooden sculpture of Lakshmi - Indian goddess of wealth and prosperity, sculpted from soft and delicate raintree wood found in most States of south India with a natural walnut wood finish.

The sculpture of the goddess shows her sitting on a lotus flower upon a pedestal carved  from a single block of wood in fine detail by artisans from Tamil Nadu , South of India where the art of handcrafting and carving idols in wood is legendary and still being practised since centuries as per tradition.

Lakshmi is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon found throughout India, Srilanka, Thailand and Nepal and widely revered as the Goddess of wealth and prosperity considered as being highly auspicious especially during Diwali - The festival of lights.

Height 37 cm x Width 25 cm x Depth 9 cm
Weight: 2.200 kilograms
Material used: Mango wood / natural oils.

Note: Though the carving is in excellent condition, a small portion of the pedestal at the bottom has been restored which only adds to the charm of this vintage sculpture.