This cast bronze figure of the elephant-headed Ganesha has four arms. In his two upper arms he is holding Shiva’s emblems namely axes, while in the lower left hand is laddu ( a sweetmeat ball) and in the right one a siva-linga. His mouse vehicle is shown near his feet.
Ganesha and Kartikeya are two sons of Shiva. Ganesha is invoked for fruitful and auspicious beginning by the Hindus all over India.