Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

(Formerly Prince of Wales Museum of Western India)

Bronze and brass
South India
7 x 5 x 4.5 cm
Sir Ratan Tata Art Collection

An image of “Ganesha” (Ganapati) the elephant – headed god, son of Shiva and Parvati. He is the deity involved at the beginning of important undertakings. There is probably no single god so universally worshipped in Maharashtra and South India as Ganesha.

Bronze and brass
Deccan
19th Century CE
9 x 6.5 x 5 cm
Sir Ratan Tata Art Collection

An image of “Ganesha” (Ganapati) the elephant – headed god, son of Shiva and Parvati. He is the deity involved at the beginning of important undertakings. There is probably no single god so universally worshipped in Maharashtra and South India as Ganesha.

Bronze and brass
19th Century CE
7 x 5.5 x 4
Sir Ratan Tata Art Collection

An image of “Ganesha” (Ganapati) the elephant – headed god, son of Shiva and Parvati. He is the deity involved at the beginning of important undertakings. There is probably no single god so universally worshipped in Maharashtra and South India as Ganesha.

Bronze and brass
Deccan
7 x 5.5 x 4
Sir Ratan Tata Art Collection

An image of “Ganesha” (Ganapati) the elephant – headed god, son of Shiva and Parvati. He is the deity involved at the beginning of important undertakings. There is probably no single god so universally worshipped in Maharashtra and South India as Ganesha.

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