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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 571

    A sandstone figure of Vishnu

    KHMER, ANGKOR WAT PERIOD, 12TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A sandstone figure of Vishnu
    Khmer, Angkor Wat Period, 12th century
    Clad in a short sampot carved with parallel pleats and secured with a jeweled belt and with a double-butterfly sash in front, his rounded face with delicately outlined lips and long pendulous earlobes, the hair arranged in a conical topknot secured with a large foliate tiara
    22½ in. (57.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    J.J. Klejman, 11 April 1963


    Saleroom Notice

    This property comes from a private New York estate which acquired it directly from J.J. Klejman, and was passed by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

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