• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 218

    A Khmer Angkor Vat style sandstone torso of a Vishnu

    12TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Khmer Angkor Vat style sandstone torso of a Vishnu
    12th century
    In standing posture, his four arms broken, wearing vertical striated sampot held together by a belt and with a double fish tail-shaped flange falling between his legs, naked upper body incised with a belly-button, mounted
    43 cm. high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1980's