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Refined Gandhara Stucco Head mounted, 3/4Cent. AD.

Refined Gandhara Stucco Head mounted, 3/4Cent. AD.

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1125781

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Very handsome GANDHARA stucco head sculpture of a young man, quite possibly of Alexander the Great. Stucco, good condition overall, some minor chips and part of back side missing as seen in photographs. Size: H. 1.5" (4 cm.). Rare. Here again, the idealized style is reminiscent of Greek Hellenistic sculpture which strongly influenced the Buddhist imagery of Central Asia and in particular of Gandharan artists.