Ganesh is one of the most powerful deity. He is considered the vighna-vinashak, one who removes all obstacles. So he is also worshied before starting auspicious occasions.
Lord Ganesha has an elephant head which depicts the immense knowledge and wisdom. His trunk symbolises the fact that the wise person has both immense strength and fine discrimination. In this statue lord ganesha is having his trunk facing towards the right, which is believed to give faster results on being worshipped with proper rituals. His big ears make him a lord who hears all the problems of his devotees. This statuette has 4 hands, in one hand he holds ankusha and in another passa, which are the tools to control the untameable wild mind. In other hand he holds his broken tusk which symbolises sacrifice.
In his fourth hand he holds the round shaped sweets called ladoos. These ladoos are depicted to be the reward of wise life. Here Ganesha is shown sitting with one foot on the ground and other foot folded, this shows he belongs to the earth but not entirely. He is pot bellied with a snake tied on it. Near his foot their stands his vahana which is the mouse which depicts his humble nature to be riding the tiniest of all creatures.