Antique Khmer Style Mounted Bronze Hayagriva Horse of Vishnu – 24cm/10. Measurements – H 24cm/10. Antique Khmer style bronze sculpture of Hayagriva or Kalkin. Kalkin, literally having or being a horse is the future world savior understood as the tenth avatar of Vishnu, who will return at the end of the next kaliyuga to judge mankind. He is worshipped as the God of knowledge and wisdom, with a human body and a horse’s head. Symbolically, the story represents the triumph of pure knowledge, guided by the hand of God, over the demonic forces of passion and darkness. Kalki or Kalkin is often referred to as the destroyer of foulness or the destroyer of darkness. The intricate detail, patina and design of this piece are particularly appealing. The statue is mounted on a wood block. SATISFACTION GUARANTEE – We have been offering SE Asian Art for many years and are proud of the reputation we have developed for fair and honest listings. One of the most recognisable of the Asian deities this representation of the spiritual teacher Buddha is sure to enlighten your home with endlessly timeless style. Please check out our other listing where we have other beautiful Asian pieces available. Please message with any questions. Thanks for your interest. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\South-East Asian”. The seller is “hd_asian_art” and is located in this country: GB.
- Region of Origin: Southeast Asian
- Product: Statue
- Primary Material: Bronze
- Sub-Type: Kalkin