Ivory figure of Ganesh
Lot 212Y
A finely carved ivory Figure of Ganesh India, 17th/18th Century
Sold for £4,750 (US$ 7,983) inc. premium
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A finely carved ivory Figure of Ganesh
India, 17th/18th Century
the elephant-headed deity seated in rajalilasana on a double lotus pedestal backed by a halo emanating tiny flames with a kirti mukha above; holding a goad and noose in his upper hands; his broken tusk in his lower right hand and a sweet, which he samples with his trunk, in his lower left hand; adorned with a distinctive head-dress, beaded ornaments and a serpent wrapped around his rotund belly; his vehicle, a rat, at his feet
11 cm. high
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