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Cambodian Bronze Visnnu

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Origin: Cambodia

Period: 12-13th Century [Bayon Period]

Material: Bronze

Size:H: 17 cm [6.7 inch], W: 10 cm [3.9 inch]

Details and Condition: A rare bronze Khmer figure of Vishvakarman, Angkor Period, Bayon-Style, 13th Century. Visnu, the “Divine craftsman” is depicted half-kneeling wearing a short sampot and a tiara. As the divine architect of the gods he holds a hand-axe, his special identifying attribute, in the left hand and what seems to be piece of metal in the other. He is adorned with diadem, earrings, pectoral, armlets, bracelets, and anklets.

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