Lot 112 (Islamic & Indian Art, 29th October 2020)
A GRANITE HEAD OF A HINDU GOD
PROPERTY FROM THE MOITA COLLECTION OF GANDHARA ART
Possibly Tamil Nadu, Southern India, 10th - 12th century
The head fully carved on three sides, the face with broad eyes, arched and thin eyebrows, a large nose, full and pronounced lips, with a tall vertical crown holding the god's hair up, possibly a representation of Lord Shiva or Vishnu, mounted on a later metal base, 22.5cm x 6cm including the base.
22.5cm x 6cm including the base
Sold for £200
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