36 x 16 x 15mm
(approx 1½ inches tall)
brass - these statues come assorted in silver and gold toned brass.
Ganesh (or Ganesha) the elephant-headed god most commonly known as the Remover of Obstacles. Son of Shiva and Parvati, Ganesh is worshipped as a god of wisdom, success and good luck. This depiction of Ganesh carrying an umbrella and a filled water pot is known as the Bridegroom (or Mappilai) Ganesh and references items carried by the groom in traditional Hindu marriage ceremonies