×
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
0 selections
Log In
0 selections
lots of lots
Lot 0040
Ca. 19th century antique bronze Naga Ganesha. The distinctive azurite and malachite patina of the piece is particularly delightful. The seated Ganesha is protected by the Naga or Serpant seated behind it.
Ganesha is the elephant headed son of Shiva. He holds his broken tusk in one hand and gathers up sweetmeats with his trunk from a bowl in his other hand. 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.


Please contact us for high resolution images of the piece.

Provenance :Private UK Collection

Dimensions: 36cm / 14".

Material: Bronze

Condition

Good condition. Consistent with age.

Starting Bid

£250.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 0%

19th Century Seated Bronze Naga Ganesha

Auction ended on Wed, Oct 11, 2017
|
Estimate £500 - £700
|Sell a Similar Item
Bidder
Bid
Internet Bid
£250.00
Starting Bid
£250.00
Interested in this item?Save to 'Saved Items' to access later.
Building 3, City West Business Park
Gelderd Road
Leeds, LS12 6LN
United Kingdom
Ask a Question|