Antique Khmer Style Bronze Khmer Vishnu Statue Riding Garuda - 24cm/10"
Measures (Height) 24cm/10"
Antique Khmer style bronze Vishnu riding Garuda. Vishnu is the protector and preserver. His mount is Garuda.
Shown here in splendid detail. Important in both Hindu and Buddhist religions the Garuda is a large mythical bird with a wing-span of many miles, the bearer of Vishnu.
Perhaps with a little 'poetic license' we are told that when the Garuda flaps it's wings hurricane winds arise that darken the sky and blow down houses.
In both Thailand and Indonesia the Garuda is seen as both a National and Cultural symbol. The malachite patina and details of this piece are particularly appealing.
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