Vintage Hindu Gangaur Couple sold as a set.These statues represent the Goddess Gauri (Parvati) and her male consort Isar (Shiva).The Gangaur festival is one of the most important festivals in all of Rajasthan, India. During the months of March and April, worship is given to Gauri by women for her position as the right hand of Lord Shiva during the Spring. Statues of this nature would be found throughout all of Rajasthan during this time. Also, many homes would have permanent statues dedicated to the divine couple. Statues show signs of age range from chipped paint to broken limbs. *bases of statues have been replaced for stability.
Dimensions: (12" x 12" x 38") - each