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18th century Indian bronze votive sculpture of Ganesha sitting on a square throne, with his vahana (vehicle) - a bandicoot rat - in his lap, and holding his usual attributes in his 4 hands. There is a protective naga (cobra) wrapped around his waist. Ganesha is the remover of obstacles, and thus is invoked before any new undertaking. He bestows good luck on his worshippers, and is invoked in marriage ceremonies and in some forms of Tantric worship. Very nice casting and detailing, beautiful warm patina, wonderful feel of age produced by devotional wear, pleasantly heavy. Very sweet piece, most probably cast in Maharashtra. Height 2 11/16 inches.

Reserve: $190.00

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    18c Indian bronze GANESHA with rat

    Estimate $250 - $300May 27, 2020
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