Pair of Khmer Bronze Garuda Finials, Cambodia, 12th/13th Century
Lot 1138
A pair copper alloy Garuda palanquin finials Cambodia, Khmer, 12th/13th century
US$ 3,000 - 5,000
£1,800 - 3,000
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A pair copper alloy Garuda palanquin finials
Cambodia, Khmer, 12th/13th century
Each finely cast as the zoomorphic bird-headed winged deity wearing a tiered headdress surmounted with a smaller Garuda head, with an elaborate necklace atop a puffed breast defined by layers of tight S-form feathers; the lower hollowed upward-curving portion of each finial incised overall with a pattern of overlapping scales; with traces of gilt, the surfaces with a mottled green and blue patina.
8 1/2in (21.5cm) high

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    New York Private Collection
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