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A Gandharan sunbaked earthenware head of Buddha.

Stock Number: 08548
A Gandharan sunbaked earthenware head of Buddha.
Price
Sales price $1950.00

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Description

A Gandharan sun baked earthenware head of Buddha.
The elaborate coiffure has been painstakingly represented by individual applique pieces.
Remnant gesso and pinkish pigment.
Ancient loss evident; some restoration on chin.
Presented on a custom display stand.

From the Estate of the Earl and Countess of Stradbroke, Melbourne Australia

News Clip: https://www.9news.com.au/national/melbourne-news-house-auction-hawthorn-earl-countess-stradbroke/b357c465-07b1-4624-8eb8-e0944a8b7978

 

Origin:

Circa 3rd century A.D. Pakistan/Afghanistan

Dimensions:

Height: 22.0 cm