Here we are offering a handsome old Ganesh Deity Mask. Ganesh is the Elephant Head Deity revered in both Hindu and Buddhist Traditions. He is one of the most beloved figures in the pantheon of Gods since as early as the 2nd Century. Although he is known by many attributes, Ganesha’s elephant head makes him easy to identify. Ganesha is widely revered as the remover of obstacles, the patron of arts and sciences and the deva of intellect and wisdom. As the god of beginnings, he is honoured at the start of rites and ceremonies. Ganesha is also invoked as patron of letters and learning during writing sessions It is an amazing carving with lots of distinctive features. It is an antique mask, however exact age is unknown. Size measures 15.5″ tall 10″ wide and about 5″ deep.