Antique Khmer Style Se Asia Wood Bas Relief Nandi & Shiva Statue - 105cm/42"
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Antique Khmer Style Se Asia Wood Bas Relief Nandi & Shiva Statue - 105cm/42":
Antique Khmer StyleSE Asia Mounted Wood Bas Relief Nandi and ShivaStatue - 105cm/42"
Measures – (Height) 105cm/42”
This openwork finial depicts an antique Khmer stylemountedwood Shiva riding hismount Nandi from Cambodia.
Shiva 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 Angkor Wat style. The eyebrows,depicted by a continuous ridge thatruns acrossthe forehead, a beard and amoustache define his face. Theinner rims of the ears arescalloped, replete with pendulous jewellery.
Shiva holds a lotus bud in his right hand. In his left hand he holdsa Trident or Trishula, a divine symbol and principle iconography of the Hindu religion. The three points of the trishula have various meanings and significance, and, common to the Hindu religion, have many stories behind them. They are commonly said to represent various trinities—creation, maintenance, and destruction; past, present, and future; body, mind and atman; dharma or dhamma (law and order), bliss/mutual enjoyment and emanation/created bodies; compassion, joy and love; spiritual, psychic and relative; happiness, comfort and boredom; pride, repute and egotism; clarity, knowledge and wisdom; heaven, mind and earth; soul, fire and earth; soul, passion and embodied-soul; logic, passion and faith; prayer, manifestation and sublime.
The bull, Nandi, isshownwith ajewelled necklace. The details of Nandi are intricately carved with ajewellersprecision.
Shiva 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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