Maklaiheung Gallery
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1384808 (stock #SA228)
Maklaiheung Gallery
$3,500.00
This terracotta figure of a seated goddess dates to the early 3rd millennium BCE and comes from the Mergarh region of what is now Pakistan. She has large breasts and the head of a bird. Her hair is decorated with jewels and she wears elaborate necklaces around her neck. These figures clearly served a ritual function, and this one expresses a strange mixture of vulnerability and authority...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1378350 (stock #KH8)
Maklaiheung Gallery
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A bronze figure of Vishnu stepping over the ocean,Khmer, Angkor Wat period, C12-13. Most small images of deities are simple and static. It is rare to find one that portrays a divinity’s power with such dynamism and strength. It was probably made in the palace workshops in Angkor rather than by some provincial foundry in Lopburi. Size: 11.5cm tall. Condition: Execllent
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1378322 (stock #KH49)
Maklaiheung Gallery
$3,200.00
This head, possibly of Uma, would have been carved during the reign of King Udayadityavarman II (1050-1066), a great builder and patron of the arts. It is very delicately carved, with open eyes conveyed by simple outlines, sensuous lips and a strong slightly cleft chin. The overall impression is of a powerful but compassionate female face crowned with a ring inset with precious stones around her elaborately braided hair...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1372608 (stock #WA562)
Maklaiheung Gallery
$380.00
This is a simple and very assured carving that catches with just a few strokes the devotion of a middle-aged man to his Buddhist faith. It dates from the 4th century CE. Height: 16.5 cm. Condition: Head reattached. Price: USD $380; CAD $500 (13% HST will be applied on all sales in Canada.)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1332706 (stock #SA76)
Maklaiheung Gallery
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A small stucco head in excellent condition, it dates to the 4th or 5th centuries CE and comes originally from one of the Buddhist monastic complexes in what is now Northwestern Pakistan or Eastern Afghanistan. It is very expressively modelled, conveying a sense of all-knowing compassion and gentleness. In this it is quite different from the run-of-the mill Buddhas which convey distance and power. Much of its original polychrome decoration remains...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1332698 (stock #SA260)
Maklaiheung Gallery
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A large stucco head in very good condition, it dates to the 4th or 5th centuries CE and comes originally from one of the Buddhist monastic complexes in what is now Northwestern Pakistan or Eastern Afghanistan. The face is very skillfully modelled with arched eyebrows above heavy-lidded eyes, an aquiline nose and gently smiling lips. Like many of the best Gandharan stuccos it manages to convey both sensuality and the life of the spirit...