A Large and Rare Carved Ivory Figure of Ganesha with Attributes, Orissa, India, Late 19th Century
Depicting the elephant deity in standing position with vivid presentation, the rat servant sitting beside the deity, with a fitted rosewood stand
ivory alone height 16.3" — 41.3 cm.
The large size of this ivory Ganesha is rare. A comparable example was gifted by Mr. and Mrs. Kleiman to the The Metropolitan Museum, New York, where it is in the permanent collection, accession number 64.102
Department: Asian Art