Attractive S.e.asian Large Bronze Seated Khmer Ganesh Statue, Buddha, Angkor Wat
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Attractive S.e.asian Large Bronze Seated Khmer Ganesh Statue, Buddha, Angkor Wat:
STUNNINGKHMER BRONZE SEATED LARGER GANESHA
FROM THE TEMPLES OF ANGKOR WAT IN
The elephant-headed son of Shiva and Pavarti; the Hindu god of knowledge and remover of obstacles, represented as an obese human figure with the head of an elephant and four arms.
It is widely believed that "Wherever there is Ganesha, there is Success and Prosperity" and "Wherever there is Success and Prosperity there is Ganesha".
Traditionally he is honored with affection at the start of any ritual or ceremony, even by devotees of other Hindu deities. Whether it is diwali puja, a new vehicle, students praying before exams, beginning a business venture, sessions of bhajan (devotional chanting), or taking a trip, it is Ganesha they pray to. Throughout India and the Hindu culture, Ganesha is the first icon placed into any new home or place of business.
THIS VERY RARE AND
UNUSUAL FIGURE OF A KHMER CROWNED GANESHA IS SHOWN SEATED IN THE LOTUS POSITION.
THE FIGURE WEARS A DECORATED CROWN AND 'SAMPOT' ANKLE-LENGTH PANTS, THE STATUE ISVERY IDENTIFIABLE AS KHMER.
HE HOLDS 2 ATTRIBUTES IN HIS HANDS, HIS BROKEN RIGHT TUSK AND A ROUND OBJECT REPRESENTING THE WORLD.
THIS GANESH IS 129 MM HIGH AND WEIGHS 753 GRAMS
THE STATUE IS IN GOOD CONDITION WITH APLEASINGBLACK AND BROWN AGE ACQUIRED PATINA.
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