G717.9 A grey sandstone head of Avalokitesvara

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Khmer, Angkor period

circa 10th century

H. 22 cm, 8 ½ ins

Reference: For a head of Shiva of similar date see cat. No. 38 in Angkor et dix siècles d’art Khmer, Exhibition catalogue, Paris: Reunion 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).