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Shiva and Pavarti with Ganesha

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India Anonymous,
Shiva and Pavarti with Ganesha, 20th c.
3 3/4 in. x 2 3/8 in. x 1 1/4 in. (9.53 cm x 6.03 cm x 3.18 cm)

Object Type: Statuary
Technique: Cast
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Louise Padelford
Accession Number: 80.2.31

Seated beneath the hooded snake Vasuki, Shiva embraces Parvati, who holds their son Ganesha. As king of the serpents, Vasuki protects Shiva and in turn protects worshippers. Ganesha helps people on their journeys, removing obstacles and granting success in the worshippers’ goals.
- Dr. Bruce Coats, 2022

No marks.

Cast bronze with gold on the bottom, and red paint.

Object Description
Seated Shiva with a cobra around his head, in half-lotus. There is a ring in his right hand. Parvati, who is much smaller, sits on Shiva's left knee, and holds a small image of Ganesha.

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