Lot 110 (Islamic & Indian Art, 29th October 2020)
A BUFF SANDSTONE HEAD OF A GODDESS OR APSARA
PROPERTY FROM THE MOITA COLLECTION OF GANDHARA ART
Madhya Pradesh, India, Chandella period, 10th - 12th century
The head fully carved on three sides, the face with wide, almond-shaped eyes, arched eyebrows, a thin nose, full lips, the elongated earlobes possibly once wearing heavy earrings, now damaged, the matted and curly hair arranged in a vertical crown, at the back a stellar or wheel-like design, mounted on a later wooden base, 14cm high and 15.5cm deep excluding the base.
14cm high and 15.5cm deep excluding the base
Sold for £275
Includes Buyer's Premium