Antique Stone Mounted Angkor Wat Style Male Deity Torso - 32cm / 13"
Measures - (Height) 32cm/13"
An Angkor Wat style male deity torso, possibly Vishnu.
Typical of the Angkor Wat style the sculpture possesses a grandeur, the torso swells to a heavy and conventional shape evoking the aesthetic of the early tenth century. At the same time, the statue is not submitted to strict iconographic norms, the statue loses its stiffness and becomes more human.
Provenance: Ex- private UK Collection.
The torso is mounted on a wood base (later).
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