Cambodian 11th-12th Century (?) Sandstone Carving of Female Spirit Apsara

Cambodian 11th-12th Century (?) Sandstone Carving of Female Spirit Apsara

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A sandstone carving of female spirit Apsara 'Dancer'. Mounted on custom dark polished brass base. From Angkor Wat, Cambodia.
Bought by the previous owner in 2011. Included was a certificate documenting that the relief is from from the 11th or 12th century. This is unlikely to be true, however the relief is nevertheless very "authentic", decorative and beautifully executed.

An Apsara is a type of female spirit of the clouds and waters in Hindu and Buddhist culture. According to Hindu mythology, Apsaras were beautiful female creatures that descended from heaven to entertain Gods and Kings with their enchanting dance.

Year11th-12th (?)
Measurement (cm)H: 86 / 75 - W: 37 - D: 19 / 9
MaterialSandstone / Brass
OriginCambodia
SKU104462

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Cambodian 11th-12th Century (?) Sandstone Carving of Female Spirit Apsara

A sandstone carving of female spirit Apsara 'Dancer'. Mounted on custom dark polished brass base. From Angkor Wat, Cambodia.
Bought by the previous owner in 2011. Included was a certificate documenting that the relief is from from the 11th or 12th century. This is unlikely to be true, however the relief is nevertheless very "authentic", decorative and beautifully executed.

An Apsara is a type of female spirit of the clouds and waters in Hindu and Buddhist culture. According to Hindu mythology, Apsaras were beautiful female creatures that descended from heaven to entertain Gods and Kings with their enchanting dance.
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