Antique Cham Style Vietnamese Seated Stone Ganesha Statue - 30cm/12"
Measures (Height) 30cm/12"
An antique Cham style seated stone Ganesha. The Ganesha is in the classic Vietnamese Cham style demonstrating the sophistication of Cham sculptures.
Ganesha is the elephant headed son of Shiva. He holds a bowl of sweetmeats in his hand.
The direction of Ganesha's trunk has symbolic meaning. Here the trunk turns to Ganesha's left. This signifies the direction for success in the world. It is a position associated with grihastas, or householders.
His elephant features are sensitively and naturalistically rendered and blend seamlessly into the anthropomorphic figure beneath. Typical, of 8th century Cham style. A rare and delicate Cham sculpture of Ganesha.
To facilitate shipping the sculpture will be packaged in a wood crate with custom filling.
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