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Provenance

Said to have been found near Wat Phu, Champasak Province, Laos. Early 1980s, on the art market in Thailand. 1988, sold by Doris Wiener, Inc., New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 21, 1988)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the University Museum of Philadelphia and MFA Persian Expedition, MFA Expedition, Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour, Gift of the John Goelet Foundation, Arthur Mason Knapp Fund, Gift of the Estate of William F. Whittemore, Gift of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, Gift of the Honorable Lady Hood, Bequest of Dona Luisa Coomaraswamy, Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman, General Funds, Gift of Abdul Faraq Shaer, Anonymous gift, Gift of Reginald Jenney, Gift of N.M. Heeramaneck, Gift of W. O. Comstock, and funds from the William Francis Warden Fund

Khmer, Angkor Period, late 10th–early 11th century

Object Place

Northeast Thailand

Dimensions

62.86 cm (24 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.484

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture