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Hindu Statues

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Lord Ganesha Seated on Rat
South Indian Temple Wood Carving
35.3 inch x 23.6 inch x 5.7 inch
17.2 kg

Item Code: ZAV01
Price: $995.00
Lord Hanuman
South Indian Temple Wood Carving
24.0 inch x 9.5 inch x 6.3 inch
4.7 kg

Item Code: ZAV02
Price: $425.00
Tri-Mukha Ganesha Seated on Lotus
South Indian Temple Wood Carving
34.5 Inch x 17.5 inch x 6.7 inch
17.3 kg

Item Code: ZAV03
Price: $1095.00
Goddess Lakshmi
South Indian Temple Wood Carving
36.0 Inch x 18.0 inch x 6.3 inch
18.2 kg

Item Code: ZAV04
Price: $995.00
Trimurti From Elephanta (Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesha)
Brass Statue
9.5 inch x 10 inch x 4.3 inch
4.8 kg

Item Code: ZAU81
Price: $255.00
Standing Lakshmi Ji
Brass Statue
23 inch x 10 inch x 9 inch
12.4 kg

Item Code: ZAU96
Price: $495.00
Hanuman Ji Carrying Mount Dron of Sanjeevani Herbs
Brass Statue
24 inch x 15 inch x 5 inch
12.8 kg

Item Code: ZAU98
Price: $525.00
Pair of Lions
Brass Statue
23 inch x 29 inch x 9 inch
68.5 kg

Item Code: ZAU99
Price: $2595.00
Pair of Lions
Brass Statue
30 inch x 49 inch x 16 inch
130 kg

Item Code: ZAW04
Price: $3795.00
Designer Elephant Table
Wood and Brass
16 inch x 14 inch x 20 inch
9 kg

Item Code: ZAW05
Price: $495.00
Goddess Lakshmi
Brass Statue
32 inch x 14 inch x 9.5 inch
16.2 kg

Item Code: ZAW06
Price: $595.00
Brass Statue
54 inch x 38 inch x 13.5 inch
65 kg

Item Code: ZAW08
Price: $2695.00
Mother Goddess Durga with Costume
Brass Statue
11.5 inch x 8 inch x 3.5 inch
5.2 kg

Item Code: ZAU79
Price: $495.00
Bhagawana Ganesha
Brass Statue with Inlay
10.5 inch x 9 inch x 5.5 inch
7.3 kg

Item Code: ZAU84
Price: $440.00
Lord Vishnu in His Cosmic Incarnation
Brass Statue
14.5 inch x 8 inch x 4 inch
9 kg

Item Code: ZAU87
Price: $395.00
Garuda, the Holy Bird
Brass Statue
17 inch x 10 inch x 10 inch
12.7 kg

Item Code: ZAU88
Price: $495.00
Enthroned Ganesha
Brass Statue
13 inch x 8.5 inch x 4 inch
5.2 kg

Item Code: ZAU89
Price: $265.00
Goddess Parvati (Uma) Head
Brass Statue
12 inch x 10 inch x 7 inch
9.2 kg

Item Code: ZAU91
Price: $425.00
Lord Ganesh (Small Statue)
Brass Statue
4 inch x 2.7 inch x 2 inch
0.6 kg

Item Code: ZAU93
Price: $35.00
Lord Dattatreya
Brass Sculpture
11.3 inch X 10.5 inch X 5.5 inch
6 kg

Item Code: RZ62
Price: $295.00
Ganesha the Spiritual Warrior
Brass Statue
27 inch x 20 inch x 10 inch
24 kg

Item Code: ZAT93
Price: $950.00
Lord Shiva Granting Abhaya
Brass Statue
20 inch x 13 inch x 9 inch
18.3 kg

Item Code: ZAT94
Price: $795.00
Goddess Lakshmi with Floral Aureole
Brass Statue
40 inch x 25 inch x 10 inch
30 kg

Item Code: ZAT95
Price: $1295.00
Lakshmi Ji -Vishnu Ji Standing on Lotus with Floral Aureole
Brass Statue
31 inch x 25 inch x 9.5 inch - Each
40.3 kg

Item Code: ZAT96
Price: $1695.00
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Indian Sculpture: An Aesthetic Overview
The art of India can only be understood in relation to the essential characteristics of the country that produced it. Indians have a taste for codifying rules and regulations, a characteristic to be found in the eternal system of castes, and permeating every sphere of activity. The artist, in particular, must conform to a fairly strict system of aesthetic principles; his aim is to create not a work of art as such, but a religious work which, if it is to have value, must scrupulously respect the established rules.

To the Indian sculptor the purpose of a statue is to serve as an aid to meditation and its position, its expression, its gestures and even its costume have a very precise meaning. The principal gestures, which are also those of dancers and actors, are known as mudra in Buddhist and as hasta in Brahmanic works.

When Indian artists made religious sculptures, they frequently chose sturdy materials such as metal or stone, though sometimes wood-carving was also preferred. Often called “bronzes,” most Indian metal sculpture – everything from portable household images to large temple icons – were actually cast by the cire perdue (lost wax) process from a wide variety of copper alloys. Indian stone sculptors preferred soft, fine-grained stones that were well suited to intricate detailing and elaborate undercutting.

Indian artists use the wide range of materials at hand to create almost every conceivable type of sculpture, but certain varieties were especially favored. By far the most popular format in Indian was the iconic representation of a divinity, either isolated or accompanied by a symmetrically arranged retinue.

The sculptors of India’s many periods, regions, and localities developed their own distinctive artistic styles, many of which are presented here.

A glance at virtually any Indian sculpture reveals that Indian sculptors were really not infatuated with factually accurate anatomical descriptions of the male or female form. Instead, they wished to show the body idealized in such a way that it became a vessel filled with the vital breath of life. An ideal vehicle for conveying inherent divinity

In Indian sculpture the human form is composed of various compact, curved, and almost geometric shapes assembled according to an ideal canon of proportions.

In Indian statues, men have square shoulders, broad chests, slim waists, and slightly overhanging stomachs; women, being the sustainers of life, have full, rounded breasts and large hips. Certain features of the body are frequently exaggerated to make poetic references to the animal or vegetal world—that is, lotus-like eyes, leonine body, elephantine arms and shoulders, and so forth.

The idealized anatomy that blossomed throughout the Indian subcontinent is perfectly suited to depicting the superhuman forms of India’s gods. Lacking any impurities of material existence, these transcendental forms have many limbs, multiple heads, and unusual physiognomic features to suggest possibilities and states of existence beyond the mortal. The results are sculptures that reveal the gods of India for what they truly are— blissful divine beings.

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