A black stone head of Vishnu
A black stone head of Vishnu

INDIA, WESTERN RAJASTHAN, CIRCA 12TH CENTURY

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A black stone head of Vishnu
India, Western Rajasthan, circa 12th century
The gently rounded face very finely carved with full lips and incised pupils beneath winged brows, the fine locks of hair in tight curls along the hairline, surmounted by a hexagonal crown with lion faces on each side and a lotus on top
11 in. (27.4 cm.) high
Provenance
Collection of Dr. and Mrs. William T. Price, acquired from Sotheby's, London, 15 June 1987, lot 214

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