Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"
Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"
Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"
Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"
Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"
Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"
Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"
Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"
Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"
Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"
Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"
Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"
Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"

Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"

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Origin: Cambodia

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  • Antique Phnom Da Style Khmer Vishnu Head - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/33"

    Measures - (Height) 43cm/33"

    An antique Khmer Vishnu in the pre-Angkorian 9th century Phnom Da style. A majestic yet benign image of Vishnu.

    The Vishnu embodies authority with his iconic downcast gaze and large unexpressive face. The general silhouette is heavier. The carving is beautiful as you can see in the fine details of the face. Each detail is rendered perfectly. The features suggest the prana, or inner breath, that signifies superhuman power.

    The simple carving of the diadem provide a delightful contrast with the complex presentation of the hair. The inner rims of the ears display the characteristic tripart scalloped treatment. The lobes complete and hanging low. The face is defined by slightly arched eyebrows, full rimmed lips, moustache, open rimmed eyes and a rather broad, flat nose.  

    Behind the head can be seen the surviving remains of his halo, aureole or arch - his circle of light symbolising his divinity. The face offers a naturalistic representation of musculature, delicately carved and refined facial features, typical of the Phnom Da style.

    A majestic and serene museum quality piece.

    The perfect traditional in appearance Vishnu to bring serenity and timeless style to you home, office or sacred space.

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The package arrived today -- very well packed and the statues are very good. I have spent over 30 years in Asia -- quite a bit of that in Thailand and a little in Cambodia and Laos. It has been difficult to find reproductions of this quality and I salute you for your effort and your success.

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The statue has arrived. It is in a very nice position in our main entrance area and looks wonderful;-). Thank you again and best regards.

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Many, many thanks. The Buddha is just perfect! I couldn't be any happier with his countenance, posture and the workmanship. And the little Manjusri is wonderful! I was not familiar with the symbolism of this figure--it is very intriguing.

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