© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Catalog Numbers: CH0116-424 AK1115-223
ELEPHANT-HEADED GANESHA
Yellow bronze
India
approx. 17th cent.
HEIGHT 5,9 CM

Small votive altar bronze depicting the god of wisdom Ganesha, the remover of all obstacles. In one hand he is holding candy which he snacks with his trunk, Ganesha, a patron of the sciences, is a creature conceived by Shiva and Parvati. In the base is a silvery handwritten collection number "143".

Expertise:
DI Hans Kaufmann, Object description: Wolfmar Zacken

From a German collection

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