Antique Koh Ker Style Stone Mounted Khmer Vishnu Head - 28cm / 11"
Measures - (Height) 28cm/11"
The power eminating from this compelling Vishnu image characterises Koh Ker style. As is typical with this style the Vishnu has a soft face and is adorned with elaborate earrings. His tiara or mukuta is also richly decorated. A tradition that continued to develop in Cambodia from the 10th century to the post-Angkor period.
Vishnu is both world protector and preserver, restorer of moral order - he is all-powerful and all-pervasive by nature.
The Vishnu is loose mounted on a wood base (later).
Provenance: Ex- private UK collection.
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Thanks for our Buddha. He is lovely and has pride of place in the kitchen living area in front of the fire. He looks happy and serene there.
Nigel, Lincoln, UK
I received the Buddha today. Thank you for the quick shipping. It is absolutely beautiful. I love the patina.
James, San Diego, CA, USA
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