Old Indian Hindu Ivory Carved Shiva's Family with Baby GaneshSize:It is 5.5 inches (14 cm) tall with stand, 4 inches (10 cm) tall without stand by 2.25 inches (5.5 cm) wide.International shipping is not available for this item. This Item will only be shipped within United States.This item was legally imported into the United States.This is African elephant ivory Loxodonta africana. NOTE: Please note eBay's "Time Remaining" time stamp IS NOT an accurate reflection of the hour at which the lots will be offered.
Sculptures of Shiva in human form began to appear in Khmer art in the seventh century, probably in response to the rising popularity of the Vaishnava cult that celebrated Vishnu as a king-like divinity, accessible and benign. Khmer 7th-8th c.