ಹನ್ನೆರಡನೇ ಶತಮಾನದ “ಗಣೇಶ ಮತ್ತಿಬ್ಬರು ವಿಧ್ಯಾದರರ” ವಿಗ್ರಹ. ಪಾಲ ಸಾಮ್ರಾಜ್ಯದ ಕುರುಹು.
The bejeweled elephant-headed God of Plenty, dancing on a plinth with his rat vehicle beneath, holding his attributes the battle axe and a bowl of sweets. He lassoes a serpent above his head as two “vidyadharas” look on from either side. The apex of the stele is ornamented with a bunch of ripe mangoes.
A rare gem from 12th Century, Pala period. Last sold by Sotheby’s at $20,000