These wooden statues, which were handmade by our artisans, are all representative of Cambodian handicraft. They require patience and thoroughness from the wood carvers who sculpted them for long hours. Artisans Angkor provides training to its craftsmen to make them understand the specificities of the material on which they work, and learn to capture the movements used in olden times. Our artisans, who made their tools by themselves, master the art of turning a simple piece of wood into a refined work of art. Several of the statues you will find in this category also exist in the Stone and Polychrome categories, in the Statues and Animals sub-categories.
This statue of Buddha standing with his hand on his chest is beautiful in its simplicity. The artist does not feel the need to add color or decoration, allowing the grain of the wood, the drape of the robe and the serene smile to work its own magic. Its dimensions are W. 10cm x H. 36.5cm x L....
The wooden Buddha two hands up is a statue which was carved by hand in wood. Its small dimensions: W. 9.5cm x H. 36.5cm x L. 8.5cm makes this object perfect for being placed on a shelf in your bedroom or favorite place of the house.
This wooden Buddha one hand up is one of the five most common mudras. It is called the Abhaya Mudra: the right hand is raised with the palm facing out, while the left hand is kept down toward the hips and the palm is also facing out. Its dimensions are W. 10cm x H. 36.5cm x L. 8.5cm.
This wooden orant has been exquisitely carved by hand to show all the intricate detail in the headdress and the garment. It is left uncolored so that you can enjoy the full beauty of the natural wood grain and its warm color. Its dimensions are W. 9cm x H. 20cm x L. 11cm.
This wooden statue is an accurate representation of the sutra (canonical scripture) which was given to the guardianship of the Naga by the Lord Buddha. Its small dimensions: W. 8.5cm x H. 20cm x L. 9cm make it suitable for a shelf in your bedroom or the favorite room in the house.
Ganesha is revered as the Lord of Success and remover of obstacles. The instantly recognizable Hindu deity is an immensely popular character within Indian art and culture. This simple Ganesha statue is carved by hand with handmade tools and perfectly represents the deity. Its dimensions are W. 12cm x H. 13.5cm x L. 9cm.
Made from beautiful wood, this Apsara Angkor Wat statue depicts one of the spirits of the Angkor temple in Cambodia. Apsaras are famous in Hindu mythology as graceful, beautiful dancing women who were the wives of the Ghandarvas, the court musicians and servants to the king of the demi-god, Indra. Its dimensions are W. 26cm x H. 34.5cm x L. 7.5cm.
The wooden Lion of Angkor is a statue representing one of the lions that keep guard of the Angkor Wat temple, which was constructed in the beginning of 12th century by king Suryavarman II. It is available in two sizes, small and big, sold separately. SMALL Dimensions: W. 8.5cm x H. 26.5cm x L. 12cm BIG Dimensions: W. 11cm x H. 33cm x L. 15.8cm