Ancient Khmer Female Stone Figurative Torso circa 10th-12th Century

 

 

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Ancient Khmer Female Stone Figurative Torso circa 10th-12th Century

A elegant Khmer female standing figure with rounded shoulders and breasts in Samapada position wearing pleated sarong.

This is a Angkor Period figure depicting the goddess Uma (Parvati), the consort of Shiva and Hindu goddess of fertility.

Sculptures of this goddess often appeared in Khmer temples beside Shiva.

Carved in a igneous granite type stone.

Period: circa 10-12th century AD.

Height 23.5 cm 9 inches Width 8 cm, 3 1/4 inches.

Ex UK collection acquired before 1950.

Price £1250.

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