Lot 2166. Portrait head of a Wise

Starting price:€ 7 000
Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2166Portrait head of a Wise
Gandhara. 4.-5. Century

Yellowish, smooth, polished marble. Impressive Portrait of an elderly, gaunt man, probably the Wise one. The
straight nose and the chin are shaped powerfully, as well as the straight, high forehead. Under the
strong cheekbones is sunken in the skin. Overall, the face is easy to
designed asymmetrically. To the right temple, a few are Curls, on
a formerly free-swinging head of Hair can close. Height 20.2 cm. Condition A/B.
Provenance:
-Private collection in Japan, since the 1980s.
-Belgian private collection since 1998.
-Art Loss Register Certificate S00106863

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