Unusual & Large Lifesize Antique Chinese Carved Sandstone Lokapala Statue Head
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Unusual & Large Lifesize Antique Chinese Carved Sandstone Lokapala Statue Head :
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GJPaw salesis very pleased to offer a Chinese Carved Stone Head. The carving depicts a Lokapala, as noted by the strange and unusual facial features. In mythology, Lokapala are heavenly beings known as the Guardians of the Directions. They are often depicted standing on demons or subduing dragon-like beasts. It is said that they were present at the birth of Buddha and held up the hooves of his of his horse when he left his palace to become a mendicant. Throughout history, they were often called upon for worldly protection. Theheadmeasures 11 inches tall (27.94 cm) on the stand and is life-size. This piece would make a wonderful addition to any significant collection of antiquities, ancient stone, or Chinese antiques. Shipping to Canada will be similar to that of the United States. We will ship worldwide! The piece comes from an important Midwestern collection and was originally collected in China many decades ago.
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