• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 102

    Two Terracotta Heads of Females

    GANDHARA, 3RD/4TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Two Terracotta Heads of Females
    Gandhara, 3rd/4th century
    Each with deeply-set, heavy-lidded eyes below gently arching brows, the thick hair pulled off the face and secured with a band, with the fine surface and polychromy remaining in some areas
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) high, the largest (2)


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    Provenance

    Julian Sherrier Collection, London, formed between early 1940s-1972