Antique Khmer Style Se Asia Mounted Wood Bas Relief Skanda Statue - 128cm/51"
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Antique Khmer Style Se Asia Mounted Wood Bas Relief Skanda Statue - 128cm/51":
Antique Khmer StyleSE Asia Mounted Wood Bas Relief Skanda Statue - 128cm/51"
Measures – (Height) 128cm/51”
This openwork finial depicts an antique Khmer stylemountedwood Skanda on hisPeacockfrom Cambodia.
Skanda is clothed in a sampot can kpin and histwisted hair is arranged in horizontalrows to form a cylindrical jatamukuta that is surrounded by his diadem in typical Koh-Ker style. The eyebrows,depicted by a continuous ridge thatruns acrossthe forehead, a beard and amoustache define his face. Theinner rims of the ears arescalloped. Skanda holds a lotus bud in his right hand.
The peacock, Paravani, isshownwith ajewelled necklace. The details of the peacock's head and the feathers are intricately carved with ajewellersprecision.
Skanda is the son of Shiva and Parvati along with Ganesha, the belovedelephant headed deity. AsGod of War, Skanda is the chief defender of the Gods. He is also known by other names,such as Karttikeya andKumera.
Here Skanda is surrounded by a flaming aureole, symbolising his divinity. He is mounted to a wood base.
Given the nature of the piece awooden crate will be prepared toensure safe shipping. The cost of which is included inour price.
The carving is beautiful as you can see in the fine details of the faces. Each detail is rendered perfectly.
This traditional in appearance piece is sure to add a unique touch to any room of your home or workplace.
One of the most recognizable of the Asian deities this representation of the spiritual teacher Buddha is sure to enlighten your home with endlessly timeless style.
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