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ASIA EXCEPT CHINA
VISHNU PRE KHMER FROM ANGKOR BOREI
KHMER / SIAM / BURMA / VIETNAM
PRE ANGKORIAN- 8Th to 9Th cent AD
Object certified authentic and sold with an expert certificate. Satisfied or your money back.
Object :
Nº 1624
Material :
Sandstone
Type Object :
Cult and worship, Gods, Sculpture
Dimensions :
Height: 30 cm (11.8’’) - Width: 21 cm (8.2’’) - 39 cm including the base

 

Head of Vishnu in grey sandstone crowned by a high cylindrical mitre called kiritamukuta. The serene face has a wide forehead and almond-shaped eyes revealing the pupils. The ears with the typical wide pendants and the fleshy lips highlighted by a thin moustache are part of the pre-Angkorian style. The mitre, which shows a soberness characteristic of the Phnom Da style of Vishnus of the 6th to 8thcenturies, sits on the temples in the form of a bracket. The earlobes present a rectilinear depression for receiving, as was the custom in the pre-Angkorian statuary, encrusted with gold or precious stones. On the neck, incised lines symbolize beauty.
Phnom Da was the main religious centre of the pre-Angkorian city of Angkor Borei and gave its name to the pre-Angkorian style of statuaries. The kingdom of Chenla (6th to 8th

€ 26 000 - £ 23.16 - $ 28.85 - C$ 38.12

All purchases must be paid in Euro. Other currency prices for indication only