It is a fine bronze murti that stands on a traditional inverted-lotus pedestal. Handpicked from Swamimalai, the hallmarks of Southern make - high-precision finish, skilful attention to detail, and iconography that is replete - are intact. Behind the tall fusion crown on the head of the composite deity flourishes the tail of Lord Hanuman. While Lord Ganesha has four arms (two of which are visible in this murti), Lord Hanuman has two (only one visible here). Conch and broken tusk in the hands of the former, goad balanced in the crevice of the elbow of the latter.
Zoom in on the face to appreciate the finesse with which the confluence has been brought out, from the characteristic shapes of their respective ears to the angulature of the eye to the viewer. Note the halves of the Shaivite and Vaishnavite tilaks in the midst of the brow. Finally, the trunk of Lord Ganesha has been carved in whole, its tip grazing the palm of Lord Hanuman.
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