Caitya sculpture by Unknown Artist

Sculpture depicting standing figures of auspicious and protective Mahayana Buddhist deities on its four faces.

Details

Medium:
Sandstone
Dimensions:
110 cm
Art Fund grant:
£21,000 ( Total: £75,000)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Spink & Son

Provenance

From Prasat Ta Moan, Dangrek, Cambodia; given by the King of Cambodia to M Baradat, his elephant vet; taken to France in 1946 by M Baradat; subsequently with present vendor.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

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