MUSEUM QUALITY OF EXQUISITE ETHEREAL STYLE|
11457. LARGE STUCCO HEAD OF A BODHISATTVA. Gandhara, 1st-2nd century AD. The over life sized head exquisitely rendered in the finest possible style. The face is serene and at peace in meditation with half closed eyes, the hair is wavy, encircled by a diadem, and drawn up into a tall Buddhist unisha topknot held in place with a band. In excellent condition with traces of original white and red pigment. Dimensions: 18" height x 10" width x 10" depth. Mounted on a professional black metal custom stand. Comes shipped in a large wooden crate custom made by Classic Fine Art Shippers. A museum quality piece worthy of the finest collection.
Provenance: A prestigious New Jersey collection.
Price on request.