Shiva Nataraja Cosmic Dance Statue Bali Hindu art Lost Wax Green Patina Bronze
Hand caste from bronze with green verdigris highlights in Bali by master craftsmen who learned the ancient art of lost wax casting from their fathers and grand fathers before them, not a cheap resin caste.
This depiction of Shiva as Nataraja or Lord of the Dance is associated with the destruction-re-creation of the world. With Shiva dancing in an aureole of flames, lifting his left leg and balancing over the demon Apasmara who symbolizes ignorance.
In essence, the two aspects of Shiva's nature; for he destroys in order to create, tearing down to build.
Solid and heavy, with a slight oxidization which enhances the details in this beautiful sculpture. Perfect addition to your sacred space. Small size is perfect for your desk, bookshelf or personal altar.
- 5" tall
- 1.5" X 2" at the base
- Hand Crafted in Bali Indonesia