Antique Koh Ker Style Mounted Khmer Stone Buddha - 34cm/14"
Measures (Height) 34cm/14"
An antique Koh Ker style Cambodian Buddha image captured in a black hardstone. The power emanating from this compelling Buddha image characterises Koh Ker style.
As is typical with this style Buddha has a soft face and is adorned with scalloped elongated earrings. His jatamukuta (crown of hair) leads to a tall ushnisha, in the Koh Ker style, symbolizing his high level of spiritual development.
The face has eyebrows described by a continuous ridged line, a moustache, a beard, rimmed lips and wide open eyes. The inner rims of the ears are scalloped. The lobes are pierced to receive actual earrings, typical characteristics of tenth century Khmer sculpture. His tiara or mukuta is also richly decorated. A tradition that continued to develop in Cambodia from the 9th century to the post-Angkor period.
Provenance: Private US Collection. All items are guaranteed to be as described. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all purchases upon request. This traditional in appearance piece is sure to add a unique touch to any room of your home or workplace.
One of the most recognizable of the Asian deities this representation of the consort of Vishnu is sure to enlighten your home with endlessly timeless style.
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Vishnu is one of the most prominent deities in Hinduism, known as the preserver and protector of the universe. His worship is central to the Vaishnavism tradition of Hinduism. In this blog post we explore a little about the history, mythology, and symbolism of Vishnu.