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A sandstone head of a deity
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHRISTIAN FISCHBACHER
A sandstone head of a deity

KHMER, ANGKOR PERIOD, BAPHUON STYLE, 11TH CENTURY

Details
A sandstone head of a deity
Khmer, Angkor Period, Baphuon style, 11th century
Well-carved with a cleft chin and almond-shaped eyes beneath gently arching brows, the curling beard and moustache indicated with incised lines and the hair in fine braids pulled up into a rounded topknot and secured with a beaded diadem
11 7/16 in. (29 cm.) high
Provenance
J.J. Klejman, New York, acquired 5 December 1973

Lot Essay

This is likely a head of Shiva or Lokeshvara.

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