Lakshmi Statue - Antique Baphuon Style Lakshmi (Probably) Devi Consort of Vishnu Torso - 48cm/19"
Lakshmi Statue - Antique Baphuon Style Lakshmi (Probably) Devi Consort of Vishnu Torso - 48cm/19"
Lakshmi Statue - Antique Baphuon Style Lakshmi (Probably) Devi Consort of Vishnu Torso - 48cm/19"
Lakshmi Statue - Antique Baphuon Style Lakshmi (Probably) Devi Consort of Vishnu Torso - 48cm/19"
Lakshmi Statue - Antique Baphuon Style Lakshmi (Probably) Devi Consort of Vishnu Torso - 48cm/19"
Lakshmi Statue - Antique Baphuon Style Lakshmi (Probably) Devi Consort of Vishnu Torso - 48cm/19"
Lakshmi Statue - Antique Baphuon Style Lakshmi (Probably) Devi Consort of Vishnu Torso - 48cm/19"

Lakshmi Statue - Antique Baphuon Style Lakshmi (Probably) Devi Consort of Vishnu Torso - 48cm/19"

Material: Stone

Origin: Cambodia

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  • Antique Baphuon Style Lakshmi (Probably) / Devi Consort of Vishnu Torso - 48cm/19"

    Measures (Height) 48cm/19"

    An antique Baphuon style Lakshmi (probably), devi or Goddess torso from Cambodia.

    A lovely antique Baphuon style hand-carved Khmer Sandstone Deity Figure, of Lakshmi, stylistically and iconographically executed in traditional 'Baphuon' style, from Khmer mythology.

    The figure is presented in its unrepaired condition as found, elegantly modelled from a solid block of sandstone. As with images from this period, the ornamentation reflects a perfect mastery of sculpting and fluidity. The sculpture features characteristics of the previous Banteay Srei style, but appear more delicate. The deity is masterfully modelled in realistic human form, standing in a strong frontal posture on a small wood plinth.

    As is traditional, Lakshmi wears a long stylized sampot worn high on the hips, secured by a plain belt. Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity (both material and spiritual), light, wisdom, fortune, fertility, generosity and courage. The embodiment of beauty, grace and charm.

    Also called Mahalakshmi, she is said to bring good luck, and is believed to protect her devotees from all kinds of misery and money-related sorrows. The torso has a slender waist, broad hips and shoulders, wearing a vertically striated sampot high at the back curving steeply in the front to below the navel, bound by a plain belt tied with the end hanging down onto the left thigh and pulled up under the belt with two curled ends just below the navel, the fabric pulled between the legs and wrapped around the belt at the back.

    The patina and details of this piece are particularly appealing. The torso has been loose mounted on a wood plinth (later).

    Provenance: Private New York 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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