Vishnu Torso - Antique Angkor Wat Style Mounted Sandstone Vishnu Torso - 92cm/37"
Vishnu Torso - Antique Angkor Wat Style Mounted Sandstone Vishnu Torso - 92cm/37"
Vishnu Torso - Antique Angkor Wat Style Mounted Sandstone Vishnu Torso - 92cm/37"
Vishnu Torso - Antique Angkor Wat Style Mounted Sandstone Vishnu Torso - 92cm/37"
Vishnu Torso - Antique Angkor Wat Style Mounted Sandstone Vishnu Torso - 92cm/37"
Vishnu Torso - Antique Angkor Wat Style Mounted Sandstone Vishnu Torso - 92cm/37"
Vishnu Torso - Antique Angkor Wat Style Mounted Sandstone Vishnu Torso - 92cm/37"
Vishnu Torso - Antique Angkor Wat Style Mounted Sandstone Vishnu Torso - 92cm/37"
Vishnu Torso - Antique Angkor Wat Style Mounted Sandstone Vishnu Torso - 92cm/37"
Vishnu Torso - Antique Angkor Wat Style Mounted Sandstone Vishnu Torso - 92cm/37"

Vishnu Torso - Antique Angkor Wat Style Mounted Sandstone Vishnu Torso - 92cm/37"

Material: Stone

Origin: Cambodia

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  • Antique Angkor Wat Style Mounted Sandstone Vishnu Torso - 92cm/37"

    Measurements - Height 92cm/37"

    An antique Khmer Vishnu in the Angkor Wat style. The divine Hindu preserver and protector of human life, a role that provided natural analogies with earthly kingship for the Khmer.

    This version of Vishnu is the supreme form of this God. The hieratic expression of the deity is consistent with the somewhat rigid expression of statuary of the Angkor Wat period. Also typical for the style is the meticulous detailing of the carving of the God's elaborate crown and stylised treatment of his pleated sampot with its narrow anchor-shaped panels in front surmounted by the overhanging flap of the ruffled end of the cloth.

    The Vishnu 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 pleated ends forming a 'butterfly wing' shape.

    Although the figure's hands holding the attributes that would confirm identity have been broken from its arms, four arm figures such as this, crowed with tiara and high coiffure cover, can confidently be interpreted as images of Vishnu.

    The Vishnu torso is mounted on a wood base (later).

    Provenance: Private Singapore collection. All items are guaranteed to be as described. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all purchases upon request.

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