Antique Bakheng Style Khmer Stone Shiva - The Destroyer - 47cm/19"
Measures (Height) 47cm/19"
Antique Bakheng style Cambodian Shiva. The power emanating from this compelling Shiva image characterises Bakheng style.
As is typical with this style the Shiva has a soft face and is adorned with elaborate earrings. His tiara or mukuta is also richly decorated. A tradition that continued to develop in Cambodia from the 10th century to the post-Angkor period.
As the destroyer, Shiva is regarded as limitless, transcendent and unchanging. Shiva is also regarded as the patron god of yoga, meditation and arts The Shiva is mounted on wood (later). 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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A deity of contradictions, Shiva the Destroyer has a tumultuous history which is reflective of his many responsibilities and characterisations. His importance over the universe, but also his personality, make him a popular choice in Hindu art.