5" x 6" x 16"
Garuda Vishnu was inspired by a story from the epic Mahabarata about the search for the elixir of life. Garuda is a bird creature from Hindu mythology that has a mix of eagle and human features. Garuda represents birth and heaven, and is the enemy of all snakes.
Originated from Karangasem, Bali. Made from jackfruit wood, bone pigment, coated in good patina, excellent condition, early 20th Century.