Bronze patinated statue of Shiva dancing inside a burning ring dating from the middle of the last century. From India this is an outstanding version of fairly well known subject matter. The statue would have been made using the loss wax technique where the statue is first crafted from wax, a mould is created using the wax statue and then molten bronze is poured into the mould, displacing the wax. // Krishna is the god of love, tenderness and compassion. Hindu mythology portrays him as a prankster, a gentle lover, a universal supreme being and child-like God. The narrative and stories of Lord Krishna's life are referred to as Krishna Leela.