Indian copper religious sculpture of GANESHA on a brass base which is hollowed out. This small very charming indeed enchanting figure of Ganesha is well rendered even though some detail on the face has been lost over the centuries due to devotees propensity to touch their Gods! This is 16th Century and the height is only 2 1/8 of an inch (6.7 cm) x 1 1/2 inches (3.6 cm)
Baby Krishna holding the "butterball,"
He (the God) can be identified as the supreme "Brahman" that Sambandan (child Saint of the Shaivite Sect) sought. Solid cast bronze with holes in ears and traces of
cinabar. from Southern India, near Mamallapuram. Late 19th C. 5.25" high x 5.5"