Khmer Sandstone Linga sculpture,
 

CZ04004 Cambodian Pair of Sandstone Guardian Lion figures, Bayon style, both poised on a rectangular block with well-defined paws, half-sitting with a ridge line down center of back, ferocious expression with mouth open and well-delineated teeth, framed by arching mane, well-carved necklace, anklets. Figures such as these would have flanked staircases, doors, and causeways welcoming and protecting the visitor to the temple complex. Weathering, abrasions, losses, overall fine condition. 45" and 46" High respectively. Angkor Period. Late 12th Century. $60,000.


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