Khmer Sculpture


A standing Buddha in subtle tribhanga pose;  sandstone;  7th century; Angkor Borei, Pre-Angkor period;  Cambodia. 15.5 inches (39.4 cm) high. 
 




An extremely rare and fine sandstone iconic manifestation of Vishnu as Female Deity, probably that of his consort, Laksmi;  holding the four sacred attributes;  sandstone;  Angkor period, Style of Kulen;  9th century; Khmer.  Provenance:  estate of Karl Springer (1929-1992) ; 15.5 inches (39.4 cm) high. 








A rare and fine standing female deity, probably that of Uma, Siva’s consort; losses to both feet and arms in varying degrees;  sandstone;  Baphuon style;  11th century;  Khmer.  Provenance:  estate of Karl Springer (1929-1992);  25 inches (63.5 cm) high.








A rare iconic representation of four-armed Vishnu standing in a tribhanga attitude, wearing a high cylindrical miter; his hair in three-tiered twisted locks with crisp facial details; delicate youthful torso above a well-defined sampot, secured with elaborate pleats; 15 inches (38.1 cm) high; sandstone with good patina; Phnom Da style; Pre-Angkor period.

 






 

                                                                                 

A rare gilt bronze representation of Bodhisattva Lokesvara, Lord of the world, standing with his four arms spreading out to the four cardinal directions;  holding a lotus and a nectar flask (now partially missing) in his lower right and left hands with a rosary (now partially missing) and a book in his upper right and left, respectively;  the Buddha Amitabha enshrined in his crown of hair with a third eye on his forehead;  wearing tiara, earrings, and anklets with decorated and pleated sampot;  cast on a square base;  most gilding intact with malachite patina;  bronze;  Angkor period;  style of Bayon; 12th century;  Khmer. 6.38 inches (16.2 cm) high.


                                                                                                     

                             
                                                                                                                                   

   


A rare terra-cotta votive tablet;  the Buddha seated in virasana, on a high-waisted throne with his hands in samadhi, under the bodhi tree;  well-proportioned body and defined face with downcast eyes;  bejewelled with collar garland, armlets, bracelets and anklets;  clad in a sampot with raised hem at the waist;  Angkor Period;  style of Baphuon;  11th century;  Khmer. 5 inches (12.7 cm) high.



                                                                                        

                                                                                           



A head of a male deity of finely carved youthful features with crisp facial details; sandstone; Baphuon period ;10th/11th century; Khmer.
Provenance: Collection of Dr. Scott Schubach, Los Angeles. 9 inches (22.9 cm) high.

 
 






A rare representation of Uma, Siva's consort, standing on a square plinth with extended shaft underside with two arms and hands in iconic mudra(s); in a rare complete condition with minor restorations to arms and ankles; 27.5 inches (69.9 cm) high; sandstone; 10th century, Khleang style;  Khmer.








A rare iconic representation of four-armed Vishnu standing with four arms outstretching(now varyingly lost); delicate youthful torso above a well-defined sampot, secured with elaborate pleats; 19 inches (48.36 cm) high; sandstone with good patina; 11th century; Baphuon style; Angkor period; Khmer.












 
A rare Khmer sandstone frieze with reversed sunken relief design of an apsara in elaborate costume dancing while balancing on one foot with dainty and graceful posture; framed by foliate and floral archway; Ankgor Wat style; 12th century; 17.5 inches (44.4 cm) wide; 21.5 inches (54.6 cm) high; approximately 150 pounds.  





Last updated 06/25/2003  ZhouYi