• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 748

    A large stone head of a Jina or Buddha

    INDIA, GUPTA PERIOD, 6TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A large stone head of a Jina or Buddha
    India, Gupta period, 6th century
    Well-carved with the face in a pleasant expression with full lips, almond-shaped eyes and arched eyebrows, flanked by elongated earlobes and his hair in tight snail-shell curls
    14½ in. (36.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in New York before 1970