A standing figure of the Hindu god Vishnu wearing a long dhoti with a vertical pleat and a thick sash, the left hand rests on the top of a mace or club.
Torso of Vishnu by Unknown Artist, 6th7th century
© Ashmolean Museum
- 34.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £17,000 ( Total: £28,000)
- Acquired in:
- Spink & Son
A rare example of the earliest period of sculpture in Cambodia, under Indian cultural influence.
In private collection in 1960s and on loan to the Denver Art Museum by 1969; American private collection; Spink & Son, London.