Ritual Conch with StandArtist(s)KhmerArtist NationalityKhmer (general)Object Creation Date12th century - 13th centuryMedium & Supportbronze with malachite patinaDimensions
10 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 11 7/16 in. (25.6 x 13 x 29 cm);5 9/16 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (14 x 13 x 13 cm);7 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (18 x 12 x 27.5 cm);10 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 11 7/16 in. (25.6 x 13 x 29 cm)Credit LineMuseum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection FundSubject matter
A bronze ritual conch and stand.Physical Description
A ritual object for use in royal and religious cermonies, this bronze is cast by the lost wax process in the shape of a conch, with an intricately decorated surface. The tripod stand, which may not be of the same date, is has three coiling serpentine legs that end in stylized naga (serpent) heads with cobra-like fans.Primary Object ClassificationMetalworkCollection AreaAsianRights
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