1189
1189

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE LONG ISLAND COLLECTION

TWO STUCCO HEADS OF BUDDHA ANCIENT REGION OF GANDHARA, KUSHAN PERIOD, 4TH / 5TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
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1189

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE LONG ISLAND COLLECTION

TWO STUCCO HEADS OF BUDDHA ANCIENT REGION OF GANDHARA, KUSHAN PERIOD, 4TH / 5TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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TWO STUCCO HEADS OF BUDDHA ANCIENT REGION OF GANDHARA, KUSHAN PERIOD, 4TH / 5TH CENTURY
the two heads of Buddha both with widow's peak hairline and thick curls extending up and over high ushnishas at the crowns of the head, both with serene expression and eyes downcast in meditation, with youthful faces and bow-shaped lips, the smaller of the two heads with raised urna at forehead center
Height 7 in., 17.8 cm and smaller (2)
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Provenance

Acquired in Pakistan between 1961-1969.

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