Lakshmi is depicted as a beautiful woman of golden complexion, with four hands, sitting or standing on a full-bloomed lotus and holding a lotus bud,
which stands for beauty, purity and fertility. Her four hands represent the four ends of human life: dharma or righteousness, "kama" or desires, "artha"
or wealth, and "moksha" or liberation from the cycle of birth and death. Description: Very well executed ivory carving of the Hindu deity Lakshmi in
traditional pose atop a lotus flower. Ivory figure measures 2x1x8.25 inches. 9.5 inches in height with base. Very good condition. Shipping is FREE within