Lot 109 (Islamic & Indian Art, 29th October 2020)
A MOTTLED RED SANDSTONE CARVING OF A YAKSHINI HEAD
PROPERTY FROM THE MOITA COLLECTION OF GANDHARA ART
Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2nd - 4th century
The head carved in high relief, now mostly effaced but once with broad eyes, full lips, elongated earlobes wearing heavy rounded earrings, a thick braid falling behind the yakshini's head, mounted on a later metal base, 18cm x 11cm including the base.
18cm x 11cm including the base
Sold for £200
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