Balinese Dewi Sri Bronze Statue Rice Fertility Goddess Art Sculpture Bali Art
Balinese Dewi Sri Bronze Statue Rice Goddess Lost wax Art Sculpture. Crafted in the lost wax cast method of bronze. Sitting in the lotus pose upon a padma base, holding a stalk of rice over her shoulder and hands formed in a mudra. Nice verdigris patina with highlights of polished bronze upon her rice stalk, armbands, collar & headdress.
Dewi Sri represents the Rice Mother or Cili as she is known as in Bali. She is one of the most important Goddesses on this mainly Hindu island. She is the symbol of Fertility and Abundance in the Agrarian Culture of Bali where rice is the main staple of the diet. Each rice field has a small temple dedicated to this Goddess where offerings are made to her to insure an abundant rice harvest.
- Approx. size: 4.25" tall X 2.25" wide X 1.5" deep
- Bronze material
- Handcrafted in Bali Indonesia
- Ships fast from the USA