Antique Angkor Wat Style Mounted Bronze Khmer Temple Guardian Head - 58cm/23"
Measures (Height) 58cm/23"
An antique style Khmer Temple Guardian head in the Angkor Wat style. The sculpture is mounted on wood. The guardians of the gate, are placed around the outside of a temple to serve both as greeters and defenders, they were specifically intended to protect the principle entrances of temples.
The head is carved in the round with an ornate coiffure with full lips and almond-shaped eyes with incised pupils beneath gently curving brows.
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.
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In the rich cultural and religious tapestry of Thai Buddhism, Wats and Chedis emerge as distinctive expressions of spiritual devotion and architectural brilliance.
Wats, with their expansive temple complexes, embody the communal and educational aspects of Buddhism.
Chedis, with their symbolic designs and spiritual significance, stand as timeless monuments to the path of enlightenment.