Gandharan Stucco Head #M1001
Gandharan Stucco Head
Culture or Country: Pakistan
Period: Ca. 3rd-5th century A.D.
Description: Limestone stucco head of a male figure with realistic facial features exhibiting a strong Greek influence. Fine, tight lipped expression with small, pointed nose and heavily lidded eyes above. Wavy hair is pulled back beneath the layered cap. Scattered repairs and areas of restoration, left side of hairdo restored. Old custom base.
Provenance: Private NYC collection. Ex. Bonhams, 1990s.