19 September 2002
A Rare and Large Bronze Stupa
Khmer, Bayon Style, 13th Century
Finely cast in separate parts on a stepped plinth, the central section with the four Directional Buddhas inset in fitted niches, the domed cover rising to a spiked finial, covered overall with a silvery green patina
22 in. (55.8 cm.) high
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Bronze models of stupas are extremely rare in the context of Khmer art and no other example of this type appears to be recorded.
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