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Lot 0037
  • Country: India
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Name: Bas-relief of Vishnu
  • Material: Stucco-Ceramic
  • Period: Gupta Empire (late 3rd Century - Middle 6th Century)
  • Datation: C. 712

    stucco-ceramic torso of Vishnu standing in front of the mandorla, a pleated belt on his hips, his head identifies Vishnu thanks to the mitre shaped headdress. The treatment of facial features is characteristic of the classic stylistic of the Gupta period. (Small accidents and few visible gaps) The iconography of this torso of Vishnu shows him in his primary form, the surface was probably created by painting the black clay and then polishing it.

  • Height (cms): 44
  • Length (cms): 22
  • Depth (cms): 10
  • Test: TL Laboratory Kotalla 04R0721118
  • Provenance: Former private collection Luxembourgeoise C. Mines acquired by the grandfather of the current owner in the late 1970s.
  • Bibliography: Quite Similar piece to the Brooklyn Musueum see photo

    Reserve: $13,500.00

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  • Location: This item ships from Belgium.

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  • Condition

    Excellent condition considering the age of the piece. Various lacks, erosion, spalling
    See pictures for the overall condition of the piece.

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    Bas-relief of Vishnu

    Estimate $16,000 - $19,000Jun 30
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