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A Bronze Figure of Vajrasattva
A Bronze Figure of Vajrasattva

KHMER, BAPHUON STYLE, 11TH CENTURY

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A Bronze Figure of Vajrasattva Khmer, Baphuon Style, 11th Century Finely cast seated on a double-lotus base holding the vajra and ghanta, wearing a sampot and floret armlets and necklace, his face with a serene expression surmounted by a conical headdress, with an attractive deep brown and green patina overall 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high
Provenance
Lawrence Phillips, before 1971

Lot Essay

This example is unusually finely modeled and crisply cast, with the deity displaying a rather relaxed and approachable attitude; for another example, see G. Coed/ges, Bronzes Khmers, 1923, plate XXVII, fig. 2.

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