Cham Kingdoms, late 9th,early 10th century - Vietnam
An exceptional,unique gold votive tablet on silver pedestal with lotus decoration.
Date: Cham Kingdoms,late 9th,early 10th century
Size: H : 224 mm , width : 82 mm ,Diameter of the pedestal is 82 mm
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The votive tablet depicting a male deity in a standing position and is wears a long waistcloth with a lap in front,held by a wide belt.
The edge of the triangular lap is decorated with floral motifs.The deity has a rich collection of jewellery,consisting of a head ornament / kritamukuta /,neckles,arm ornament,bracelets,chest belt and ear pendants.His right arm os akimbo while in the left hand holds an undefiniable object.
The deity has a leaf-shaped aureole,with flames surrounding his body. His feet are formed on the pedestal,in front of the plaque.
The tablet is +- 16 K gold repoussé , pedestal,silver repoussé , weight 147,1 gr.
From the collection of one of the member of the Thai Royal Family.Acqusition by Dr.Zelnik , end ot the 90's in Bangkok. The piece is published in the book " Gold treasures of the Cham Kingdoms from the Colelction of Dr.Zelnik" pp . 59 , 104 and in the grand album "The Zelnik istván Southeast Asian Gold Museum" p . 99
The votive tablet has been insured by Allianz Germany for 500 000.- EUR
The Supplier warrants that is has obtained this lot in a legal manner. This lot comes from the collection of Dr. István Zelnik.
Dr.István Zelnik, former high ranking diplomat, researcher, founder of the "Zelnik István Southeast Asian Goldmuseum" and the "Southeast Asian Research Institute" has collected in the past more than 53 years the largest Asian Private Collection in Europe.
With more than 70.000 pieces of art objects including porcelain, faience, ivory, bronze, wood, silver,g old gemstone,etc. -this collection is unique in the world.
10 very presentative albums are published presenting different parts of his treasures:
- The Zelnik istván Southeast Asian Goldmuseum
- Gold Masks of Asian
- Gold Treasures of the Cham Kingdoms , Vol . 1
- The Ca Mau Shipwreck Porcelain Vol.1
- Gold Treasures of the Cham Kingdoms, Vol. 2
- The Ca Mau Shipwreck Porcelain , Vol. 2
- The Burmese Gemstone Amulets and Talismans - Zoomorphic
- The Burmese Gemstone Amulets and Talismans- Antropomorphic
- Silk of the Gods - Khmer Silk
- The Burmese Gemsotne Pectoral Beads
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|United States||$ 72.39|
|United Kingdom||$ 60.33|
|Rest of Europe||$ 60.33|
|Anywhere else||$ 72.39|
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