logo
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Log In
lots of lots
Lot 0034I
Description
Pakistan and Afghanistan, Gandharan Empire, ca. 1st century CE. This is a unique, naturalistic carving of a human face with elaborate braided hair and headdress. The face is detailed and includes expressive eyes, an impressive set of eyebrows, and a dapper mustache over a full-lipped mouth. Gandharan sculpture is a blend of Greco-Roman realism and flowing design and Buddhist symbolism. Size: 2.4" W x 4.2" H (6.1 cm x 10.7 cm)

Provenance: ex-private NYC collection

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#113985
Condition
This piece is a fragment, removed from a larger piece of sculpture. The face and hair are in excellent shape.
Buyer's Premium
  • 22.5%

Expressive Gandharan Stone Bust of Prince

Estimate $900 - $1,400Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price $500
Shipping, Payment & Auction Policies
See Policy for Shipping
Ships fromBoulder County, CO, US
placeholder
Artemis Gallerybadge TOP RATED
Boulder County, CO, USA
3,940 Followers