Large Bronze Khymer Gilded Singha Temple Lions Statues - a Pair 11"
Around 11" tall, this design is based on Khmer Temple Guardians or Lion figures from the Angkor period - 10th Century and in the style of Banteay Srei. These guardians of the gate are placed around the outside of a temple to welcome and defend the temples' or religious 'wat' principal entrances.
Striking pieces that can be used in most rooms and with most 'styles' of decoration.
A wonderful pair of home guardians!
W5", D5", H11".
Weight approx 5lbs each.
Second Quarter - 20th. Century