19th Century Southern Indian Miniature Bronze votive sculpture depiction the Hindu Deity Nataraja Shiva, Lord of Divine Dance and Dramatic Arts. He is dancing with a ring of flames and standing on the demon of ignorance. Nataraja Shiva is a well-known deity in India and used as a symbol of Indian culture. There are signs of wear commensurate with age. Nice brown patina.
Measures 3 inches high
Weight is 158.3 grams