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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 567

    A sandstone head of Shiva

    KHMER, ANGKOR PERIOD, BAPHUON STYLE, 11TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A sandstone head of Shiva
    Khmer, Angkor Period, Baphuon Style, 11th century
    His face finely carved with dimpled chin, full pursed lips, almond-shaped eyes and arched eyebrows, his forehead centered with his third eye, his hair arranged in neat rows rising to a domed topknot surmounted by a lotus finial
    5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    William H. Wolff, New York, acquired in 1972