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Gandhara Stucco Male Head, 3rd/4th Century AD

Gandhara Stucco Male Head, 3rd/4th Century AD


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1251927
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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$ 480

Sideward turned male head with satyr-like features, possibly from an attendant.
The face is delicately modeled with knob eyes, a flattish nose and open mouth.
The hair is combed to groups of strands that radiate from the striking forehead.
Yellow-ochre incarnate with faint red pigment on the lips.
Stucco
Gandhara, 3rd/4th century AD
H. 4.5 cm (1.8 in)
H. with stand 12.3 cm (4.8 in)
Fine condition. Broken at the neck level. Craze along the cheek and the forehead.
Private collection R.A., Zurich (Switzerland). Thence Swiss art market.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.