Dipalakshmi, the Goddess as a Bearer of Light

Brass | 11.2 x 2.5 x 3.8in | 17th century

Indian Artist

The Hindu goddess Lakshmi, represented by these two metal sculptures, embodies good fortune, prosperity, and fertility. The sculpture on the far right, called a Dipalakshmi, depicts Lakshmi bearing a dipa (lamp). During Diwali, the annual festival of...
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