Antique Khmer Angkor Wat Style Stone Lakshmi Torso (probably) - 45cm/18"
Antique Khmer Angkor Wat Style Stone Lakshmi Torso (probably) - 45cm/18"
Antique Khmer Angkor Wat Style Stone Lakshmi Torso (probably) - 45cm/18"
Antique Khmer Angkor Wat Style Stone Lakshmi Torso (probably) - 45cm/18"
Antique Khmer Angkor Wat Style Stone Lakshmi Torso (probably) - 45cm/18"
Antique Khmer Angkor Wat Style Stone Lakshmi Torso (probably) - 45cm/18"

Antique Khmer Angkor Wat Style Stone Lakshmi Torso (probably) - 45cm/18"

Material: Stone

Origin: Cambodia

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  • Antique Khmer Angkor Wat Style Stone Lakshmi Torso (probably) - 45cm/18"

    Measures - (Height) 45cm/18"

    An antique Angkor Wat style Lakshmi (probably), devi or Goddess torso from Cambodia.

    Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity (both material and spiritual), light, wisdom, fortune, fertility, generosity and courage. The embodiment of beauty, grace and charm. Also called Mahalakshmi, she is said to bring good luck, and is believed to protect her devotees from all kinds of misery and money-related sorrows.

    The statue is probably of Lakshmi and is in the Angkor Wat style. However, the sculpture could be of another female Devi or deity. The figure is clad in traditional Khmer Dhoti.

    The art of Angkor Wat is in many ways in opposition to that of the preceding Baphuon style. The style is a return to frontality and hieratism. The shoulders are larger, the torsos (often naked), swell to a heavy and conventional shape evoking the aesthetic of the early tenth century; affirming a hieratism without moderation. Yet the sculpture is not submitted to strict iconographic norms, the statue loses her stiffness and becomes more human.

    The sculpture is a free standing form, in the round. It is clear that the artist anticipated this sculpture being enjoyed from all sides.

    Provenance: Ex- private US Collection. All items are guaranteed to be as described. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all purchases upon request.

    This traditional in appearance piece is sure to add a unique touch to any room of your home or workplace.

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

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