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Pre-Angkor Sandstone Linga Sculpture

Pre-Angkor Sandstone Linga Sculpture


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1408649

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Khmer Mukhalinga, a sandstone sculpture of a Linga fronted with a small relief face of Siva, simple form with square base, octagonal mid-section and cylindrical top representing a phallus, the immaterial form of the supreme deity Siva. Signs of wear and possible restorations, losses and scratches otherwise fine condition. Dimensions: 27-1/2 in. high x 9-1/2 in. square. Weight: 210 lbs (estimated packaged weight 230 lbs) Pre-Angkor period, 7th - 8th century. For a similar example see: Jessup & Zephir, Sculpture of Angkor and Ancient Cambodia, page 176. Also for a smaller version see: Bonham’s Fine Asian Works of Art, San Francisco, 15 Dec. 2009, lot#8084, 15-1/2 in. high.