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Late 18th century small Indian bronze votive sculpture of Ganesha sitting on a base, cast in the Indian state of Karnataka. 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. Nice casting, good detailing, added loose silver chain around its neck attests to the importance of the image to the worshipper. Beautiful warm patina, overall in very good condition for a votive piece. Wonderful feel of age produced by obvious signs of devotional wear and traces of black soot from burning incense during worship. Height 1 13/16 inches.

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    18c Indian bronze GANESHA

    Estimate $200 - $250May 15, 2018
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