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Hindu Statues

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Chaturbhuja Vishnu
Brass Statue
30 inch x 13 inch x 9.5 inch
19.6 kg

Item Code: ZAP11
Price: $695.00
Four Armed Seated Ganesha
Brass Statue
12.5 inch x 9 inch x 7 inch
9.8 kg

Item Code: ZAO23
Price: $395.00
Bhava Shiva (A Particularly Beneficent Aspect)
Brass Statue
22.5 inch x 15 inch x 8 inch
14.4 kg

Item Code: ZAO27
Price: $595.00
Lord Ganesha
South Indian Temple Wood Carving
25 inch x 12 inch x 4.5 inch
5.7 kg

Item Code: ZAO28
Price: $395.00
Brass Statue
17.5 inch x 14 inch x 4.5 inch
6 Kg

Item Code: ZAO29
Price: $275.00
Kubera the God Who Gives Money
Brass Statue With Inlay
10 inch x 9 inch x 6 inch
3.4 kg

Item Code: ZAO30
Price: $295.00
Lord Shiva
Brass Statue With Inlay
13.5 inch x 8 inch x 6.5 inch
6.7 kg

Item Code: ZAO31
Price: $395.00
Lady with Parrot
Brass Statue With Inlay
36 inch x 14 inch x 11.5 inch
26.8 kg

Item Code: ZAO32
Price: $1395.00
Tri-Mukha Ganesha Dancing on Rat
South Indian Temple Wood Carving
72 inch x 36 inch x 9.5 inch
100 kg

Item Code: ZAP01
Price: $2995.00
An Example of Rare Skill….
Brass Statue
30 inch x 20 inch x 9.5 inch
18.8 kg

Item Code: ZAP02
Price: $795.00
Vrisha (Nandi) - Vahana of Shiva
Brass Statue
21.5 inch x 33.5 inch x 14 inch
29.2 kg

Item Code: ZAP03
Price: $1085.00
Lord Ganesha Granting Abhaya Granting Abhaya
Brass Statue
16.5 inch x 12 inch x 8 inch
12.7 kg

Item Code: ZAP07
Price: $525.00
Nataraja (In Golden and Silver Hues)
Brass Statue
20.5 inch x 17 inch x 4.5 inch
8.2 kg

Item Code: ZAP08
Price: $395.00
Lord Hanuman
Brass Statue
11.5 inch x 7 inch x 6 inch
5 kg

Item Code: ZAP09
Price: $225.00
Lord Ganesha on a Swing with Kirtimukha Atop
Brass Statue
18 inch x 16 inch x 5 inch
6.7 kg

Item Code: ZAP10
Price: $395.00
Enthroned Goddess Lakshmi
Brass Statue
6.7 inch x 3.5 inch x 4 inch
1.4 kg

Item Code: ZAI28
Price: $145.00
Shri Yantra on the Back of Tortoise (कूर्म पृष्ठ श्री यंत्र) with Box
4 inch x 8.5 inch x 6.5 inch
1.9 Kg

Item Code: ZAN98
Price: $195.00
Nataraja in OM (AUM)
Brass Statue
23.5 inch x 20 inch x 5 inch
12.7 Kg

Item Code: ZAO17
Price: $395.00
Shri Radhey Radhey Puja Kalash
4.5 inch x 4.5 inch
220 gms

Item Code: ZAO15
Price: $60.00
Lord Ganesha Seated on Sheshnaga
Stone Statue from Mahabalipuram
8 inch x 5.5 inch x 4 inch
3.4 kg

Item Code: ZAO05
Price: $325.00
Ardhanarishvara (Shiva-Shakti)
Stone Statue from Mahabalipuram
9 inch x 4 inch x 2.2 inch
1.4 kg

Item Code: ZAO06
Price: $295.00
Entwined Serpents
Stone Statue from Mahabalipuram
8 inch x 3.5 inch x 2.5 inch
950 gms

Item Code: ZAO07
Price: $195.00
Shiva Linga
Black Marble Statue
3.5 inch x 3 inch x 4 inch
330 gms

Item Code: ZAO08
Price: $55.00
Relaxing Ganesha
Stone Statue from Mahabalipuram
5 inch x 6 inch x 2.3 inch
1 kg

Item Code: ZAO09
Price: $165.00
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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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