Antique Khmer Style Angkor Wat Lakshmi Statue / Devi Consort of Vishnu - 56cm/22"
Measures (Height) 56cm/22"
Antique Khmer style Lakshmi, devi or Goddess statue in the 12th century Angkor Wat style.
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.
Lakshmi stands on a rectangular plinth. She is clothed in a long pleated sampot with a lotus flower belt. The traditional Khmer Dhoti helps demonstrates the ecumenical nature of iconography in the Baphuon period.
Her hair is tied with a bead band into a rounded chignon. She is stood with her hands in the Dharmachakra or Teaching mudra and the Granting of Boons.
The azure patina and details of this piece are particularly appealing. 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.