New York, Park Avenue
23 March 1999
Two bronze finials with dancing dakinis
Khmer, Bayon style, late 12th/early 13th Century
Each expressively cast with two dakinis dancing on an 'S'-curved branch, wearing flaring sarongs and tall multi-tipped headdresses, with an attractive silvery gray patina mottled with green and blue
Approximately 8 in. (21.5 cm.) high (2)
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Spink, A Divine Art, 1997, cat. nos. 21 and 22.
These bronze finials likely formed part of a Mahayana Buddhist grouping, mounted to a larger stem or column, cf. J. Boisselier, Le Camboge, 1966, pl. LVIII.
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