Khmer Sandstone Bas Relief Lintel 'Vishnu Sleeping On The Cosmic Ocean'. Stone

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Seller: siamgalleryco (554) 100%, Location: Bangkok, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 163853440793 SIAM GALLERY Co. INVESTMENT LEVEL ANTIQUITIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND DECORATIVE ART BURMA. CAMBODIA. CHINA. INDIA. INDONESIA. JAPAN. LANKA. LAO. THAILAND. TIBET. INVENTORY SALE - PRICED REDUCED FROM $10,899.99 - GREAT VALUE. Title:Khmer Sandstone Relief Fragment 'Reclining Vishnu', Angkorian Art. Pre-1800.Lintel Depicting Vishnu Anantasayin and the Birth of Brahma. Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. Khmer Angkorian Art. Temple Lintel Fragment - Three (3) Stone Sections in One (1) as Shown. Description: A masterfully conceived Khmer Sandstone Lintel Fragment of a beloved creation in Hindu literature and mythology, from a temple precinct in the Siem Reap district of northern Cambodia. The fragment depicts the majestic figure of Vishnu Sleeping on the Cosmic Ocean, outstretched in his slumber wakefulness, lying on the coils of the world-snake 'Ananta-Shesha', or Nagaraja, the infinite king of Nagas, while its three hoods shelter the gods crowned head.xxxxx Vishnu abides in the Lotus fields attended by his consort Lakshmi, the goddess of beauty, wealth, and prosperity, kneeling at his feet, shrouded by a paired phoenix arched above , a deity holding two snakes while riding the head of the mythical beast Kala, celebrants, a devote mother and child, while Lord Brahma who was born of the Lotus that emerges from sleeping Vishnu's navel, is elevated in meditation on a lotus flower. xxxxx The multi-arm reclined deity is shown unclothed above the waist adorned in mere jeweled ornamentation, wearing a short stylized Sampot, secured by an elaborate belt wrapped around his waist, and decorated in a draped fish-tail central panel. He wears a conical headdress, bound by an inter-connected Angkorian style 'diadem' crown. His face appears serene, with arched eyebrows set over almond-shaped eyes, a broad nose, wide mouth, and elongated earlobes with triangular earring pendants. His left hand holds his attribute, the club, while the right arm supports his sleeping head. NOTE: The Lintel Fragment is a combination of three individual parts combine as one solid piece, in excellent condition, unaltered, with a naturally aged patina of mottled hues and color variations, showing normal wear, with minor degradation of the surface from age and the environment in which it was maintained. Origin:xxxxxxxxx Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. Period:xxxxxxxx Angkor Wat, Bayon style. Pre-1800. Composition:xx Solid Sandstone (3 sections in 1), naturally aged patina w/ oxidation . Dimensions:xxx Lenght: 29.50 inches (75.0.0cm) Height: 15.0 inches (38.0cm) Height w/stand: 17.75 inches (45cm) Thickness: 2.75 inches (7.0cm). Observation:xxx Authentic Section(s). Excellent Condition, with minor surface abrasions. Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item. Estimate Value: $15,000 - $18,000 (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 AIRMAIL". 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: Southeast Asia, Cambodia, Age: Pre-1800, Primary Material: Sandstone, Stone, Original/Reproduction: Original, Type: Khmer Bas-relief Temple Fragment

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