G707.2] MINIATURE SANDSTONE LINGHAM


Southeast Asia

G707.2] MINIATURE SANDSTONE LINGHAM

KHMER, ANGKOR PERIOD

10TH – 13TH CENTURY

H. 8 CMS, 3 1/8 INS

A rare, greyish sandstone miniature lingham with a single head of Shiva (ekamukhalingha), with an attractive patina acquired from many years of handling.

For a related example in the National Museum, Phnom Penh, see cat. No. 65 in Khun Samen, The New Guide to the National Museum, Phnom Penh, Cambodian Ministry of Culture, 2nd edition, 2006.

Provenance: Private German collection.