Statue Ganesh ”Aventurine”
Jodpuhr Rajasthan, India, early 20th century, private collection from Denmark.
Ganesha is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in Hindu pantheon. Ganesha has the head of an elephant and a big belly. He had often four arms, which is common depictations of Ganesha. In popularly Ganesha is held to be the son of Shiva and Parvati. Ganesha are God of new beginnings, succes and wisdom and remover of obstacles.
This small elegant statue is made entirely of solid carved aventurine. This gorgeous relief have traveled at least four continent before it’s here. Having seen life and worn out severely, this object has much to tell.
Age-related wear, cracks and fractures. Dirt and soil. Size approx 12cm x 6cm x 2cm.