A Khmer Uma relief in three sections
Lot 186W
A Khmer grey sandstone relief depicting Uma Cambodia, 12th Century(3)
Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,505) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Khmer grey sandstone relief depicting Uma
Cambodia, 12th Century
rectangular, in three sections carved in relief depicting Uma standing on a lotus flower within a niche, stylised flames emanating from the top of the arch, the borders with bands of flowerheads, mounted on stand
108 cm. high(3)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Formerly in the collection of the late Greg A. Fish until 1985 when it was acquired by the present owner.

    The present lot closely resembles the reliefs at the Preah Khan temple built by King Jayavarman VII on the site of his victory over the invading Chams in 1191.
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