A BRONZE FIGURE OF GANESHA
3.000 € - 5.000 €
Description:South-India, Kerala Region, ca. 14th c.
H. 8,2 cm
Seated in rajalilasana on a lotus-base placed on a throne with his vehicle the rat to its front, his four arms radiate around his body, the hands holding the prescribed attributes, pot-bellied, wearing dhoti, bejewelled, his elephants-head rubbed due to extensive worship, his curling trunk reaching for the bowl with sweets and an elaborate back-slab behind.
From the collection of Gerd-Wolfgang Essen (1930-2007), assembled between the 1950s and 1980s
Wear, slightly chipped