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Beautiful Vintage Antique Hindu Ganesh Indian God Goddess Framed Holy Devotional Puja Print Shrine Picture Art Lithograph

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This beautiful vintage shrine print is of the well known Hindu God, Ganesh. The son of Shiva and Parvati, Ganesha has an elephantine countenance with a curved trunk and big ears atop the pot-bellied body of a four-armed man. He is the lord of success and the destroyer of evils and obstacles, worshiped as the God of education, wisdom, and wealth.

The artists name is printed on the photo but it is not clear enough for me to be able to tell who it is. But is believed to be around 70 years old.

Size: 39cm x 39cm

It is important to understand that these are not just images of Gods; they are Gods - Gods incarnate in their printed image. During puja (worship) the Gods are invited to descend into their images and are treated as guests. Offerings of fruit, flowers, and sweets are placed before these prints, prayers chanted to them, incense burned before them, and garlands of marigolds are hung around their frames.

This print has gone through many monsoons (with months of humidity), so it may have some staining and discoloration, along with some chips in the frame, that come with daily use and age. The print is mounted in its original frame and glass which is very rare to come across these days. The print has been left exactly how it was from its time of use. The glass might be marked and dusty but this all adds to it's beautiful and Holy life of being worshiped daily.

In the period following independence in 1947 in India, the religious print business in India grew dramatically in its scale and diversity. All the prints I import from India are from this era and are a lot more colorful and bold in comparison to the very early prints in the late 1800's.


*Price includes free postage to anywhere in the UK. Due to the weight of the print, it will more than likely be sent via courier. If so, I will ask you to provide me with a mobile number to give to the courier.*

*ALL INTERNATIONAL ORDERS SENT TRACKED AND SIGNED*
This beautiful vintage shrine print is of the well known Hindu God, Ganesh. The son of Shiva and Parvati, Ganesha has an elephantine countenance with a curved trunk and big ears atop the pot-bellied body of a four-armed man. He is the lord of success and the destroyer of evils and obstacles, worshiped as the God of education, wisdom, and wealth.

The artists name is printed on the photo but it is not clear enough for me to be able to tell who it is. But is believed to be around 70 years old.

Size: 39cm x 39cm

It is important to understand that these are not just images of Gods; they are Gods - Gods incarnate in their printed image. During puja (worship) the Gods are invited to descend into their images and are treated as guests. Offerings of fruit, flowers, and sweets are placed before these prints, prayers chanted to them, incense burned before them, and garlands of marigolds are hung around their frames.

This print has gone through many monsoons (with months of humidity), so it may have some staining and discoloration, along with some chips in the frame, that come with daily use and age. The print is mounted in its original frame and glass which is very rare to come across these days. The print has been left exactly how it was from its time of use. The glass might be marked and dusty but this all adds to it's beautiful and Holy life of being worshiped daily.

In the period following independence in 1947 in India, the religious print business in India grew dramatically in its scale and diversity. All the prints I import from India are from this era and are a lot more colorful and bold in comparison to the very early prints in the late 1800's.


*Price includes free postage to anywhere in the UK. Due to the weight of the print, it will more than likely be sent via courier. If so, I will ask you to provide me with a mobile number to give to the courier.*

*ALL INTERNATIONAL ORDERS SENT TRACKED AND SIGNED*

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5 out of 5 stars
Feb 21, 2018
Such a lovely piece of jewellery, a definite one off find!
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Feb 12, 2018
Beautiful necklace, very reasonably priced.

Plus Eliza is lovely!xxx
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