For centuries, elephant were the bearers of princes and nobles who rode in lavish ambari on the animal's back, as illustrated in this ornately decorated elephant statue. Crafted of resin, it stands 6"H. Limited Edition.
...Materially simple but spiritually rich...
Ganesha, the elephant headed Hindu god and son of the great god Shiva, is considered the giver of good fortune. Ganesha is often depicted dancing and holding in his several arms a bowl of sweetmeats, his broken tusk, a noose and a goad.