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12c Khmer bronze dancing GANDHARVA

12c Khmer bronze dancing GANDHARVA


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1492: Item # 1326456
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12th century Khmer bronze statue of dancing Gandharva from Cambodia. Gandharvas in Hinduism are male nature spirits and husbands of Apsaras. They are gifted with song and dance, proficient as warriors and make beautiful music in the palaces of the gods. Excellent casting and detailing - see his face, elegantly bent hands and elaborate headdress. Beautiful patina and wear, overall in superb condition. . Fixed on a wooden stand. Height of the statue 4 3/4 inches, height with stand 6 1/4 inches.