Lot 102 (Islamic & Indian Art, 29th October 2020)
A FRAGMENTARY RELIEF WITH THE GODDESS OF FERTILITY, HARITI
PROPERTY FROM THE MOITA COLLECTION OF GANDHARA ART
Ancient region of Gandhara, 2nd - 3rd century
The fragment part of a much larger relief panel, possibly once accompanied by Panchika, the God of Wealth, depicting the Goddess of Fertility Hariti seated on a high throne, dressed in a diaphanous and multi-folded gown, wearing a heavy necklace with a central circular medallion, holding a tall cornucopia, her hairstyle with intertwining braids reflecting influences from the Hellenic world, mounted on a later wooden base, 26.5cm high excluding the base.
26.5cm high excluding the base
Sold for £300
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