Country of Origin : Nepal
Artifact Age: 19th Century
Nurbu Lama (Nurbu Arts p. ltd.) authenticated
Ganesh; The elephant headed god of wisdom, success and joy is the defender of individuals and the remover of obstacles. This representation of Ganesh is particularly joyful with great detail and devotional craft. His rupa is composed of copper, gold and silver making him heavy yet he easily balances on the ball of one foot.