Ganesh, also known as Ganesha or Ganapati is the son of Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati. Lord Ganesh is popularly worshipped and is thought to symbolize a deity of beginnings and the remover of obstacles. Often you will see this beloved piece holding sweets called laddoos and also often seen with its animal mount, the mouse. Both are present in this casting. This scale can be used alone or can be placed on a pedestal if you would like to raise it higher. Imported from England. Material is Cast Stone.