Copper alloy Shiva Cambodia, 12th/13th century
Lot 7
A copper alloy figure of Shiva Cambodia, Banteay Kdei style, mid 12th/early 13th century
US$ 1,500 - 2,500
£920 - 1,500

Lot Details
A copper alloy figure of Shiva
Cambodia, Banteay Kdei style, mid 12th/early 13th century
Standing on a block platform powerfully modeled with short stocky legs, short sampot and a bare torso, adorned with high armbands and thick necklace, both arms bent at the elbow with hands slightly dropped, the right hand holding a flower, his face has worn features, a beard, and a tall chignon adorned with an om symbol.
5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Estate of Natasha Eilenberg
    Samuel and Natasha Eilenberg Collection, before 1969
    Collection de M. Remy de Planterose, Bangkok, 1923

    Published:
    Ars Asiatica V: Bronzes Khmers, Etude basee sur des documents recueillis par M.P. Lefevre-Pontalis; George Coedes, 1923, plate XI, no. 3
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