G717.12 A heroic and muscular grey sandstone torso of a male deity
Khmer, Pre-Angkor period
Probably Phnom Da
Circa 6th century
H. 35 cm, 13 ¾ ins
Reference: This torso is reminiscent of the great Krishna Govardhana statue in the Phnom Penh museum – see cat. no. 13 in Angkor et dix siècles d’art Khmer, Exhibition catalogue, Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1997.
Provenance: From the collection of the late Anthony Gardner (1950-1992), Director of Spink and Son Limited, London, and the late Roger Monks (1942-2017).