Buddha Statue - Antique Bayon Style Khmer Stone Naga Meditation Buddha - 42cm/17"
Buddha Statue - Antique Bayon Style Khmer Stone Naga Meditation Buddha - 42cm/17"
Buddha Statue - Antique Bayon Style Khmer Stone Naga Meditation Buddha - 42cm/17"
Buddha Statue - Antique Bayon Style Khmer Stone Naga Meditation Buddha - 42cm/17"
Buddha Statue - Antique Bayon Style Khmer Stone Naga Meditation Buddha - 42cm/17"
Buddha Statue - Antique Bayon Style Khmer Stone Naga Meditation Buddha - 42cm/17"
Buddha Statue - Antique Bayon Style Khmer Stone Naga Meditation Buddha - 42cm/17"
Buddha Statue - Antique Bayon Style Khmer Stone Naga Meditation Buddha - 42cm/17"
Buddha Statue - Antique Bayon Style Khmer Stone Naga Meditation Buddha - 42cm/17"

Buddha Statue - Antique Bayon Style Khmer Stone Naga Meditation Buddha - 42cm/17"

Material: Stone

Origin: Cambodia

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  • Antique Bayon Style Khmer Stone Naga Meditation Buddha - 42cm/17"

    Measures - (Height) 42cm/17"

    An antique Bayon style meditation Buddha, seated on a three-tired throne, with the flaring head of a giant Naga, the serpent King Muchalinda, rising behind protectively behind. His hands are in the Dhyana mudra, the gesture of Medtiation. The Buddha's face is serene, with a naturalistic and warm expression; his head is topped by a detailed ushnisha, in the Bayon style. The ushisha bears a second Buddha image also in the Dhyana mudra.

    The serpent is well rendered and symmetrical. The throne is formed by the coils of the serpent. The story told here being that Muchalinda protected the Buddha from heavy rain. This iconography is typical of the reign of Khmer King Jayavarman VII (ca. 1181 to 1218 CE), who established a cult based around it.

    The statue is carved in the round, rather than as a relief on a stela. From this, we can infer that Khmer sculptors would have desired their artwork to be viewed from all sides and thus placed in the center of temples rather than against a wall. While this artwork was religious - priests supervised its execution - its realism is unmistakable.

    The Buddhas hands are in Dhyana Mudra, the hand gesture that promotes the energy of meditation, deep contemplation and unity with higher energy.

    Provenance: Ex- private UK Collection.

    This traditional in appearance piece is sure to add serenity to your home, office or sacred space.

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I came back home this morning and have received already the package. Both the items are amazing! The style and patina are correct for ancient khmer
bronzes, I'm very pleased with them!

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Just wanted to let you know your handsome Cambodia bronze Buddha torso statue arrived in fine shape (well packaged) in today's mail. Thanks for shipping so very promptly. I'm very pleased with the bust... as I was with the other two pieces I ordered from you last year. The statue is quietly handsome and such a nice addition to my collection. Perfect.

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