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A rare Khmer black stone Buddha head, Pre-Angkor 4thC

A rare Khmer black stone Buddha head, Pre-Angkor 4thC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1143432
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The head of the Buddha, carved with benevolent expression, almond-shaped eyes, fragmentary pierced elongated earlobes, straight triangular nose, his hair arranged in rows of stylized curls. This extremely hard to find pre-Khmer piece dates back to circa 350 AD, probably Khrom. Made of black hard stone it is 7 In (17 cms) height of the piece mount not included. Estimated value: U$D 4000 / 5000