Sandstone torso of Vishnu Gray Cambodia, 9th/10th century
Lot 8
A sandstone torso of a four-armed deity Cambodia, Bakheng style, late 9th/early 10th century
Sold for US$ 16,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A sandstone torso of a four-armed deity
Cambodia, Bakheng style, late 9th/early 10th century
Powerfully modeled with a smooth hourglass torso above pleated sampot secured by a flat belt, the garment with a double-anchor fold and broader pleats across the left thigh, one edge pulled between the thighs to fantail on the reverse.
13 ½ in. (34.3 cm) high

Footnotes

  • For the type see Helen Ibbitson Jessup ed, Millennium of Glory: Sculpture of Angkor and Ancient Cambodia, Washington, 1997, fig. 2. Also compare with another torso of the same style in Christie's, New York, March 20, 2012, lot 172.

    Provenance:
    Estate of Natasha Eilenberg
    Samuel and Natasha Eilenberg Collection, before 1969
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