A sandstone figure of a guardian lion
Cambodia, Khmer, Bayon style, late 12th/early 13th century
The mane arranged in a mass of thick curls across his chest and on the back of the head, scrolling foliage framing his face, his mouth open wide as if grinning with teeth bared, his bulging eyes double outlined by stylized eyebrows, and wearing a foliate collar around his neck.
29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm) high