The handmade polychrome statues displayed in this category portray important characters of the ancient history of Cambodia, related to both Buddhist and Hindu cultures. These statues have a soft and shiny finishing that enhances the value of the material they were made of. Their lightness may be surprising for such precious items: it is because there were initially made of wood before being treated to get this smooth aspect. Several models which are displayed in this category are available in bigger sizes: please check our Polychrome ‘Prestige collection’. The items also exist in other materials, such as sandstone and wood.
The Standing Buddha two hands up is nowadays one of the most popular representations of the Buddha in south-east Asian countries. It’s a variation of the classical postures of the Buddha. Its dimensions are W. 10cms x H. 37cms x L. 8cms.
This statue was produced following the technique of Polychrome. It portrays Buddha Sakyamuni protected by a mighty snake called ‘Naga’, and was inspired by an image in the Bayon style dating from XIIth-XIIIth centuries. Dimensions: W. 23cm x H. 39cm x L. 15cm ...
This Polychrome statue of Buddha teaching was handcrafted by our artisans using the sophisticated polychrome process. You will notice a soft and shiny finish which enhances the value of the material. Its dimensions are W. 20cms x H. 25.5cms x L. 13.5cms.
This delightful polychrome statue shows the god Ganesha, with his elephant head and human body. The figure of Ganesha, originally Hindu, is very popular in Asian cultures and now transcends many religious barriers. He is commonly worshipped by all branches of Hinduism, Jains and Buddhists. Its dimensions are W. 12 cm x H. 13cm x L. 9cm.