Antique Khmer Style Bronze Hayagriva Horse of Vishnu - 29cm/12"
Measurements - 29cm/12" (Height)
Antique Khmer style bronze sculpture of Hayagriva or Kalkin.
Kalkin, literally having or being a horse is the future world saviour understood as the tenth avatar of Vishnu, who will return at the end of the next kaliyuga to judge mankind.
He is worshipped as the God of knowledge and wisdom, with a human body and a horse's head. Symbolically, the story represents the triumph of pure knowledge, guided by the hand of God, over the demonic forces of passion and darkness.
Kalki or Kalkin is often referred to as the destroyer of foulness or the destroyer of darkness.
The intricate detail, patina and design of this piece are particularly appealing.
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A deity of contradictions, Shiva the Destroyer, has a tumultuous history which is reflective of his many responsibilities and characterisations. His importance over the universe, but also his personality, make him a popular choice in Hindu art.