Terracotta from the Gupta period, depicting Arjuna, the warrior protagonist hero of the Mahabharata. ( Bhagavad Gita)
4th - 5th century
H - 28 - W- 12 - D8 cm
TL analysis. Thermoluminescence.
Information on provenance:
Purchased by the current owner, Tonio Curto in 1979 in Hong Kong. From: Galleria Wing L.
History of the previous property: collected by Galleria W.L. 1960s from a British private collection.
History of the previous owners:
(1) British private collection.
(2) Gallery, Wing L. Hong Kong
(3) Gallery Anthaus, Italy
(4) Now, Tonio Curto private collection, Italy
The seller warrants that he purchased this piece in accordance with all national and international laws relating to the ownership of cultural property.
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The seller will take care to organize all necessary permits, such as an export license, will inform the buyer of the status of the license if this takes more than a few days.
- Gupta Empire (c. 321 – c. 550 CE)
- Theme/ depiction
- Terracotta Gupta, depicting Arjuna
- Reasonable condition, see description
- 28×12×8 in