Carved from native kadam wood, this sculpture depicts Lord Ganesha, the Remover of Obstacles. One of the most beloved of the Hindu deities, Ganesha is considered to be the patron of the arts and sciences and the deva of wisdom. Chander Kant carves the brilliantly detailed sculpture by hand.
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- Kadam wood
- Eco-Friendly: carved from natural and sustainable wood
- This is a unique handcrafted item. Woodgrain or color may slightly vary.
- 8" H x 4.9" W x 2.4" D (20 x 12 x 6 cm)
- Shipped from Montreal
Meet the artisan ...
"Carving has been a family tradition passed on from one generation to another. Dad taught me at the family workshop, but formally speaking, my grandfather was my teacher."
"I learned my craft from my father. As a child I used to watch my dad and uncle craft beautiful sculptures. Everyone used to work at home together, and it was fun to see! Ours is a joined family and we grew up with a strong bond. All my relatives are involved in carving, and I joined them after finishing 10th standard grade at school. My father, grandfather, and my uncle are recipients of the National Award for Excellence...