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Lot 650

A POLISHED SANDSTONE FIGURE OF DURGA

Estimated Value:

15.000 € - 20.000 €

Schätzpreis:

Description:

Cambodia, Khmer, Bakheng period, first quarter of the 10th c.
H. 106 cm
Standing in samabhanga, fragmented four arms, naked upper body with well-defined breasts, a distinctive inner curve of the spine, wearing vertical pleated sampot tied around her hips with a belt decorated with tassels, a wide fold-over falling over the belt, all folds sculpted as pleats folding on top of each other, her face displaying an enigmatic smile with almond-shaped eyes below ridged eyebrows, smiling lips, pierced elongated earlobes, her hair combed in a high chignon and secured with a diadem tied to the back with a pair of long double looped ribbons.
From a European private collection, assembled prior to 2007
A written documentation by Douglas Latchford is available, dated May 20, 2006 - Traces of age, slightly chipped, minor rest., mounted