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Description

Figure of Ganesh (Hindu god) in silver, shown with a female attendant standing beneath a naga (serpent) on podium supported by two rats (vahana or vehicle of Ganesh): Nepal, c.19th century AD

Museum reference

A.1911.409

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Figure

Production information

Nepal, CENTRAL ASIA

Date

c. 19th century

Style / Culture

Hindu

Materials

Silver

Physical description

Silver

Associations

Depicted: Ganesh
Naga

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 5 »
Art And Design »
Traditions In Sculpture »
Hindu And Buddhist Traditions

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