• Lot 413

    STATUETTE DE LION EN BRONZE

    GANDHARA, IIIEME-VEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    STATUETTE DE LION EN BRONZE
    GANDHARA, IIIEME-VEME SIECLE
    Représenté assis sur ses pattes arrières, reposant sur une base circulaire fondue séparément, les pattes avant tendues, le port fier, le regard fixe, la gueule ouverte, la queue enroulée autour de la cuisse droite, la crinière et le pelage finement rendus, belle patine verte
    Hauteur: 10,5 cm. (4 1/8 in.)


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    Literature

    A. Bassoul, Human and Divine - The Hindu and Buddhist Iconography of Southeast Asian Art from the Claire and Aziz Bassoul Collection, Beirut 2006, p.327, pl.144.


    Post Lot Text

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF LION
    GANDHARA, 3RD/5TH CENTURY