Antique Java Style Majapahit Standing Bronze Kali or Mahakali Statue - 42cm/17"
Measurements Height 42cm/17"
An antique Java Style dancing bronze Kali or Mahakali sculpture in the 13th century Majapahit style.
In her hands she holds a Trident, a sword, a lotus flower and a kalasha. She wears a richly bejewelled dohti and upavita. His face has a downcast gaze.
The kalasha is considered a symbol of abundance and "source of life" in the Vedas. It is referred to as "overflowing full vase" in the Vedas. The Kalasha is believed to contain amrita, the elixir of life, and thus is viewed as a symbol of abundance, wisdom, and immortality.
Upon her head she wears a decorative Javanese style tiara in front of her Kirita-Makuta or tall conical crown. This symbolises control over Positive and Negative attitudes. On her foreheads she has a third eye or urna.
She has an aquiline nose and elongated earlobes with large ear rings. The sculpture has a wonderful verdigris patina.
An aureole behind her head symbolizes her divinity.
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Dancing Ganesha, with his rhythmic movements and divine grace, beckons devotees into the sacred space of the cosmic dance—a dance that encompasses creation, destruction, and the unending celebration of life.