A copper alloy figure of a dancing apsara or yogini
Cambodia, 12th century
Cast in a lively dancing posture with her knees bent and right foot slightly raised, wearing a short sampot with ends splayed out, and wearing a leaf-shaped pendant collar, high armbands and shell-shaped earrings, a three leaf diadem around her tripartite coiffure centered by a circular ornament, her face with a fierce expression with bulging eyes, incised third-eye, and gaping mouth.
6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm) high
Southeast Asian, Indian and Himalayan Art
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