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Museum Quality 11th Century Khmer Sculpture. Jayavarman II Era. Angkorian-styled. Sandstone. Cambodia

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    Jayavarman II was a 9th-century king of Cambodia, widely recognized as the founder of the Khmer Empire, the dominant civilization on the Southeast Asian mainland from the 10th Century until the mid 15th century. He has been regarded as the king who laid the foundation of the Angkor… Continue reading

Bronze Nandi – Divine Bull – with Human Form, Thailand

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I just have not seen this representation. Nandi is Shiva’s primary vehicle in bull form. Nandi was also Shiva’s gatekeeper which means this representation should be present in the entrances of many temples. I have not found that to be the case …. Nandi’s head on a… Continue reading

Hindu Lord Ganesh Cast in Brass, India

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Detail: Ganesh, the elephant-headed god of wisdom and success is the defender and remover of obstacles. He is one of the sons of Shiva. This statue is hollow cast. Acquired from an estate sale in Dallas Texas in 1999. It was cast in the mid-1900’s. In very good condition. This item has been sold.

Mahogany or Ireng Hanuman Fighting a Dragon, Indonesia

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Detail: Hanuman is a very popular Hindu deity. Believed to be an avatar of Lord Shiva, Hanuman is worshiped as a symbol of physical strength, perseverance and devotion. Depicted here in a fighting battle against a dragon. Note the detail throughout but especially the head dress. This museum quality sculpture… Continue reading

Brass Hindu Shiva Nataraja, India

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Detail: In the style of India’s famous Chola Dynasty. This is a gorgeous brass of Shiva. Performing inside a flame-tipped aureole (representing the cosmos) …. giving life and movement to the whole of the universe. On top is Chhepu, a common protectorate figure that is often… Continue reading
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