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KHMER RELIEF LINTEL FRAGMENT 'VISHNU' STANDING ATOP ASCETICS, ANGKOR ERA 13th C.

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Seller: siamgalleryco (508) 95.5%, Location: Bangkok, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 153092467800 SIAM GALLERY Co. INVESTMENT LEVEL ANTIQUITIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND DECORATIVE ART BURMA. CAMBODIA. CHINA. INDIA. INDONESIA. JAPAN. LANKA. LAO. THAILAND. TIBET. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Title:Khmer Sandstone Bas-Relief Fragment 'Vishnu' Standing Atop Ascetics, Angkor Period, Bayon style. Angkor Thom Province. 13th C. Description: Khmer Sandstone Temple Relief Lintel Element, beautifully modeled in traditional Angkorian style, depicting the Deity figure 'Vishnu', God of Creation, comfortably standing in a particularly expressive manner, atop the destructive forces of evil, two demonic beings, biting the tails of the large Naga serpents, known in hindu mythology as 'Kaliya' which entertwine in a floral sanctuary forming the sides of this lintel narrative. xxxxxThe deity is depicted squating in an arched floral sanctuary, holding the ascetics upside down by their tails with both hands. He is wearing a short stylized Sampot, folded over a plain belt. His head is covered by an elaborate inter-connected diadem crown, surmounted by a conical-shaped headdress. His face appears serene, with arched eyebrows set over almond-shaped eyes, a broad nose, thick lips, and elongated earlobes with Khmer style earring pendants. The sandstone fragment, once part of a complex lintel or wall section, is a well proportioned section, chiseled in deep bas relief from a solid slab of sandstone, intricately rendered, with detailing still clearly visible, and no condition issues, showing even wear on the entire surface, with weathering consistent with age, and minor degradation of the surface. The patina is superb, penetrating the surface of the stone in variations of hues and colours, from extended exposure to the natural elements in which it was maintained. Origin:xxxxxxxxx Angkor Thom Province, Cambodia. Period:xxxxxxxx Angkor Wat, Bayon style. 13th century. Composition:xx Solid Block of Sandstone, naturally aged patina w/ oxidation . Dimensions:xxx Lenght: 49.50 inches (125.0cm) Height: 21.65 (55.0cm). Observation:xxx Authentic Section. Excellent Condition, with minor surface abrasions. Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item. Estimate Value: $28,000 - $35,000 (USD). IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the difference in computer monitor settings, there may be variations in the items appearance, specifically background lighting, resolution, and color tones, your monitor is set at. NOTE: Based on size and weight this statue will be shipped by "INTERNATIONAL AIR FREIGHT". Shipping: Item(s) shipped direct from Thailand worldwide, through Thailand Post Register Airmail (3-4 weeks) or Sea Freight (4-5 weeks) depending on size. All items shall include insurance, and will be handled with the utmost care and professionally packed. Purchaser is responsible for any applied Customs Duty Fees, Taxes, and related charges, which may be assessed by the buyer's government.Shipping Calculations: Cost of shipping is determined by the weight of the packaged item, plus the cost of the packing supplies, plus the registration & export license fees (applicable on all religious artifacts). Please keep in mind that Ebay and Paypal take a combined commission fee of almost 15 percent, automatically deducted from the shipping charges, which we have offset in the shipping total. We do not profit on shipping fees and do our best to arrive at the most accurate and fair price for all parties involved. NOTE: Being a religious artifact, a permit will need to be obtained from the Archaeological Department of Fine Arts, certifying this article is allowed to leave the country of Thailand. Expect a one week delay in shipping. Terms: Pay Pal is the accepted method of payment, and must be received within 24 hours of the auction end: includes a 14 day return policy, item must be returned in the exact same condition as sold. Return shipment must be paid by the purchaser. Guarantee: 100% Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed - We are extremely confident that all items presented from our collection are genuine antiques. In the event the authenticity of an artifact is disputed, please contact us immediately. We will refund the respective purchase price, less a 10% (ten percent) re-stocking fee, provided that the item is returned in the original condition, and at the customers expense, together with copies of the respective receipt (s) and supporting evidence from a suitable qualified authority, certifying that the item we have sent you is not antique. Siam Gallery Co. reserves the right to contest a customers assessment in the event that proof is available to support the pieces authenticity. Please e-mail us with your questions and bid with confidence. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN OUR GALLERY OF FINE ART. (c) SIAMGALLERYCO - All Rights Reserved. COPYING THIS PAGE AND ALL ITS CONTENTS IS FRAUDULENT AND VIOLATES EBAY POLICY AND WILL BE REPORTED. Powered by eBay Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE Counter Region of Origin: Angkor Thom. Cambodia, Southeast Asia, Age: 13th C., Primary Material: Sandstone, Original/Reproduction: Original, Type: Khmer Bas-relief Temple Fragment

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