Fri, 29th Oct 2021 14:00

Islamic & Indian Art

 
  Lot 455
 

A DEVOTIONAL BRASS SCULPTURE OF THE HINDU GOD, LORD GANESHA
Possibly India or Thailand, South East Asia, late 19th century

A DEVOTIONAL BRASS SCULPTURE OF THE HINDU GOD, LORD GANESHA
Possibly India or Thailand, South East Asia, late 19th century

The brass sculpture portraying Ganesha, the elephant-headed Hindu god deemed to be the Remover of all Obstacles, seated on a stepped rounded pedestal, wearing a bejewelled floral crown on his head and heavy necklaces around his neck and chest, his four hands mostly empty, possibly once filled with removable accessories now missing, in front of the pedestal a small mouse, the vahana (vehicle) of the god, 53cm high.

Sold for £6,875

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