Antique Khmer Style Bronze Kneeling Ganesha Statue - 20cm/8"
Measures - (Height) 20cm/8"
An antique Khmer style bronze kneeling Ganesha. The distinctive patina of the piece is particularly delightful.
Ganesha is the elephant headed son of Shiva. He holds his broken tusk in one hand and a lotus bud in another.
The direction of Ganesha's trunk has symbolic meaning. Here the trunk turns to Ganesha's right. This signifies the direction for success in the world. It is a position associated with grihastas, or householders.
In his early forms in India, Ganesha was associated with fertility. Later he became widely revered as the Remover of Obstacles and more generally as Lord of Beginnings and Lord of Obstacles, patron of arts and sciences and the deity of intellect and wisdom.
One of the most recognizable of the Asian deities this representation of Ganesha is sure to enlighten your home with endlessly timeless style.
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