Ghandara Stucco Male Head

Ghandara Stucco Male Head
Gandhara, 3rd/4th century AD - Middle East

Cap-bearing male head, possibly from an attendant. The sideward turned face is rendered with swollen eyelids closing the eyes to slits, an aquiline nose and a neat moustache around the sullen mouth.
The melon-like cap with strains of hair looking underneath.
Yellow-ochre incarnate with faint red pigment in places.

Size: H. 4.9 cm, H. with stand 12.5 cm
Material: Stucco
Culture: Gandhara, 3rd/4th century AD
Condition: Fine condition. Broken at the neck level.

Provenance: Swiss Private collection, thence art market Zurich, March 2014 sale.
Provenance data to the buyer.

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Italia: Importazione soggetta all’IVA – sdoganamento molto lento – consegna postale lentissima.

Lot details
Male Head
Century/ Timeframe
Gandhara, 3rd/4th century AD
Middle East
Fragment, see description
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