A PINKISH SANDSTONE FIGURE OF GANESHA
5.000 € - 8.000 €
Description:Central India, 1oth/11th c.
H. 24,3 cm
Seated in rajalilasana on a shaped pedestal flanked by his vehicle the rat, his four arms radiating around his body, his principle right hand resting on his raised knee supporting the bowl with sweet, wearing dhoti, bejewelled, his elephant-head displaying a serene expression with protruding eyes flanking his curling trunk reaching for the bowl with sweet, a pair of large floppy ears and his head set with a diadem.
From the collection of Gerd-Wolfgang Essen (1930-2007), assembled between the 1950s and 1980s
Minor damages due to age, partly minor old repairs