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Lot 649

A BRONZE FIGURE OF SHIVA

Estimated Value:

3.000 € - 5.000 €

Schätzpreis:

3.300 €

Description:

Cambodia, Khmer, Bayon Period, 13th c.
H. 23,8 / 32 cm
Standing in sambhanga on a plinth, both hands originally holding attributes, wearing sampot fastened around the waist with a belt decorated with pendants and showing a flange draped over the belt falling to the front, bejewelled, his face displaying a serene expression with almond-shaped eyes below ridged eyebrows, raised third eye at his forehead, elongated earlobes with ear ornaments, his hairdo combed in a chignon set with the arm mantra to the front and secured with a tiara.
From a German private colletion, acquired from Lempertz, Cologne, 9.12.2005, lot 47 - Small rest., wood base