An amazing Gandharan stucco of a worshipper depicted kneeling on one knee. Face carefully modelled with fine almond eyes, naturalistic nose and nicely arranged hair.
Size: high 32cmm, wide 19cm, weight 3.67kgGood Condition.
Object literature: Gandhāra is the name of an ancient region located in present-day North-West Pakistan and parts of North-East Afghanistan. Famed for its unique Gandharan style of art which is heavily influenced by the classical Greek and Hellenistic styles, Gandhara attained its peak from the 1st century to the 5th century CE under the Kushan Empire.
Object History: UK art market, previously in an old British collection, formed in the 1990s on the UK / International art markets.Comes with a professional Certificate of Authenticity and a free stand.