Ivory Figure of Ganesha - 20th Century
The elephant-headed Hindu god seated on a rocky bank holding his
attributes in his four hands.
He wears a lotus crown and a scarf with a beaded necklace around his
shoulders and neck.
His corpulent belly overhangs a pair of heavily pleated dhoti or pancha
tied at his waist and draped over his legs.
(mount/vehicle) the rat is shown amongst the rocks at his feet.
Mounted on an onyx base.
One or two small age cracks
5 3/8" ( 13.6 cm ) including
Ganesh, the principal deity associated with
good luck and prosperity.