The art of stone carving goes back to the glorious epoch of the Khmer empire and its monumental constructions that gave rise to the Angkor temples. Artisans Angkor is glad to contribute to the handing down of the know-how in craftsmanship so that the future generations will perpetuate their heritage. Besides, the craftsmen of Artisans Angkor had the great honor to be selected by Apsara Authority, the Cambodian institution in charge of the preservation of Angkor temples to make several restorations in the Angkor site, such as Angkor Thom South Gate or the Terrace of the Elephants. These are the same skilled artisans who used their experience to make this impressive great sandstone collection.
This masterpiece portrays the head of Jayavarman VII. It is inspired by a piece from Angkor Thom, Bayon period (late XIIth, early XIIIth century) and which is now located at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. Dimensions: W. 25cm x H. 52cm x L. 33cm
This majestic head made in sandstone depicts Lokesvara (also named Avalokitesvara), who is one of the great Bodhisattva of the Mahayana Buddhism. The piece was inspired by the specimen named “Radiant Lokesvara” which is located at Preah Kan temple of Kompong Svay (XIIth-XIIIth centuries, Cambodia). Dimensions: W. 22cm x H. 64cm x L. 30cm Weight: 30kgs
This fabulous statue of a king fighting with a lion was depicted from some of the remaining works of art to be found in the Bayon temple at Angkor, in the eastern part of the south inner gallery. It stands at 65cm high, 51cm across and 9cm in depth. Weight: 19kgs
The Great Elephant of Kompong Svay is a unique piece that catches the attention of anyone who is looking at it. The elephant itself has a striking and imposing appearance and will be an excellent addition to a large dining room or even a hallway. Its dimensions are W. 35cm x H. 55cm x L. 52cm. Weight: 70kgs
Part of our exclusive Prestige Collection, this majestic piece of sandstone (Dimensions: W. 34cms x H. 71cms x L. 31cms) depicts Pranhaparamita in a kneeling position. This elegant, beautiful statue will be a wonderful addition to any home that strives towards peace, serenity and wisdom. Weight: 20kgs
This large statue of a kneeling orant is part of our Prestige stone collection, and stands 70cms tall, 32cms wide and 40cms long, making it a notable feature of any living space. It has been beautifully crafted for you by one of our skilled artisans in one of our 42 workshops in the Siem Reap province of Cambodia. Weight: 32kgs
This sculpture depicts a recurring figure in Khmer art which is supposed to be Jayavarman VII. It was inspired by a specimen from the Preah Khan of Kompong Svay, that belongs to the Bayon style (late XIIth, early XIIIth century), and whose original piece is now displayed at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. Dimensions: W. 63cm x H. 70cm x L. 44.5cm
This piece, the Totem, is striking to the viewer in many ways. Carved from sandstone, the piece itself is covered in patina in order to give it a bit of an ancient feel. Created from a new design, it is a unique piece brought to life by the artisans of Angkor. It is available in two different sizes, sold separately. LARGE Dimensions: W. 72cm x H. 182cmSMALL Dimensions: W. 30cm...
This majestic bas-relief was totally hand carved in sandstone. It was inspired by a piece from Bayon temple (XIIth-XIIIth centuries). This piece exists in two different sizes: BIG Dimensions: W. 80cm x H. 111cm x L. 25cm MEDIUM Dimensions: W. 35cm x H. 50cm x L. 8cm
This majestic bas-relief depicts an Apsara which was carved in a sandstone block. It was inspired by a specimen located at Angkor Wat temple (XIIth-XIIIth centuries). Dimensions: W. 65cm x H. 128.5cm x L. 5.2cm
This majestic piece of 2 meters-long is made of sandstone, the same material that was used to build Angkor temples. It depicts nine Apsaras, also called ‘celestial nymphs’, who are cheerfully dancing together. It was inspired by a lintel from Preah Khan temple, located in Angkor site. Dimensions: W. 220cm x H. 50cm x L. 8cm
This great bas-relief was totally hand carved in sandstone. It portrays a couple of Devatas (divinities) and Nagas, and was inspired by a part of the Terrace of the Leper King, at Angkor Thom. This piece exists in two different sizes: BIG Dimensions: W. 85cm x H. 65cm x L. 18cm (Weight: 96kgs) MEDIUM Dimensions: W. 60cm x H. 40cm x L. 8cm
The Stone Polo Game depicts a group of men riding on horses, some of them holding a stick that is raised and ready to play. A scene that depicts an ancient game, the object is made entirely from sandstone and has been carved intricately into the most unique and intriguing scene. Its majestic dimensions are W. 250cm x H. 65cm x L. 12cm.
This magnificent frieze was inspired by the bas-reliefs at the Angkor Wat temple complex, a few miles outside the modern town of Siem Reap. It is carved in sandstone, and has then been lacquered before being painstakingly decorated with copper leaf. It depicts a military scene in the style of the temple’s bas-reliefs. Its dimensions are W. 135cm x H. 75cm x L. 5cm.