Antique Khmer Style Bronze Standing Temple Guardian or Lion - 70cm/28"
Measures (Height) 70cm/28"
A stunning pair of antique Khmer style Temple Guardian or Lion figures, in the Angkor period, 10th century style of Banteay Srei.
The 'guardians of the gate', are placed around the outside of a temple to serve both as greeters and defenders, they were specifically intended to protect the principle entrances of temples.
The statues are cast in the round to show a strong body with an ornate coiffure with full lips and almond-shaped eyes with incised pupils beneath gently curving brows.
The casting of each piece is beautiful as you can see in the fine details of the face. Each detail is rendered perfectly.
The distinctive patina of the piece is also particularly delightful.
Cost of shipping includes provision of a wood crate and packing. This traditional in appearance piece is sure to add serenity to your home, office or sacred space.
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