Lot 477

A Cambodian stone head of Shiva, Khmer culture, 11th/12th century

Works of Art, Antiquities | A89kua | Live auction | 578 Lots

Starting Price € 3,000

Countdown for bids : 8 days and 5 hours left

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Description

The almost life-sized head carved in dark grey volcanic rock. The deity is depicted with a tiara and an elaborate hairstyle. The stylised third eye on her forehead. The edge of the tiara and the right ear knocked, the neck with a jagged fracture line. Mounted on a wooden plinth. Height of the head 33 cm.

Provenance: Formerly Auktionshaus Nagel, auctioned on 4 April 1992, lot 212, where it sold for 15,000 Deutsche Marks.

Condition: II - III Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 578 lots and starts on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1 - 578. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.