Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"
Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"

Antique Khmer Style Seated Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"

Material: Bronze

Origin: Cambodia

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  • Antique Khmer Style Bronze Meditation Jayavarman VII Statue - 42cm/17"

    Measures - (Height) 42cm/17"

    A delightful antique Khmer style bronze sculpture of Jayavarman VII. Lacking any royal or divine attributes, this King Jayavarman VII statue represents a man in venerating meditation. As is traditional, his hair is pulled back and tied in a small bun like chignon. His facial expression is accentuated by semi-closed eyes, a slight smile, large forehead, lips that are neither thin nor thick, and long ear lobes. All of these traits represent the Khmer physiognomy. The king's power as expressed by his facial expression evokes supreme knowledge, compassion and peacefulness.

    The King is seated hands together in the meditation pose.

    King Jayavarman VII was responsible for the construction of numerous temples in the Angkor region and in other provinces. King Jayavarman VII was further championed as the greatest king of Angkor for liberating and unifying the country. His legacy lives on today as many of the structures remaining today within Angkor Wat were built during his reign. At the center of Angkor Thom is the Bayon Temple, famous for its distinct 50 towers, each bearing the large faces of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshavara on all four sides. These faces are thought to be copied from the actual face of King Jayavarman VII, whose smiles are so gentle that it is often referred to as the Khmer smile. This great king was a devout Buddhist of the Mahayana sect.

    The casting of this piece is beautiful as you can see in the fine details of the face. Each detail is rendered perfectly. The distinctive patina of the piece is also particularly delightful.

    This traditional in appearance piece is sure to add serenity to your home, office or sacred space.

    One of the most recognizable of the Asian deities this representation of the spiritual teacher Buddha is sure to enlighten your home with endlessly timeless style.

  • The majority of orders will be shipped with DHL. This is a secure, express and fully tracked service.

    Items less than 2Kg we typically ship using Royal Mail.

    Once we receive your order we try to ship all orders the same or next working day.

    Large and/or fragile pieces requiring palletising, specialist crating and/or extra packaging may take a little longer. Palletised shipments will be delivered curbside.

    All orders over 35 GBP will be shipped free of charge.

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  • We genuinely hope that all purchases delight.

    However, if they do not, regardless of reason, we will refund all orders upon receipt of the unwanted item. Just notify us within 14 days of receiving your order that you wish to make a return and send the piece back to us with 30 days of delivery.

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Just wanted to let you know that I am delighted with my purchase and it looks great! I'm on the lookout for a couple more pieces so I am sure we will do business again.

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Today I've received Your angkor stele. It's quite splendid. Thank you very much for your mindful and fast shipping. I hope a chanse will come again.

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Just a quick note to let you know your package arrived in fine shape a while ago. (DHL, your shipper, is a very good shipping service; even though I wound up being home when the delivery was made, I was glad to have been able to pre-arrange my electronic signature/authorization to leave the package on my porch, should I not have been home to receive it; that option is a very nice one as it saves the recipient from having to wait around all day, in order to sign for a delivery. I very much like the bronze bust. The coloring is particularly appealing. I've placed it on a bookcase just inside the front entry...it looks great!!!. Very handsome piece. Thanks again for having shipped so quickly, for packing the bust so carefully and for your helpful statuses throughout the transaction process. You are so very good to do business with.

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