Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1453338 (stock #IV619)
Arte Xibalba
An exceptional Gandharan stucco head from the Indus Valley, ca. 4th - 5th Century AD. This choice example is 3-1/2” high and portrays a Bodhisattva with elongated ears and pierced lobes, wearing an ornate, gem-studded headdress. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits and retaining traces of red pigment typical of the Hadda types. Mounted on stand.

Cf. Pal “Indian Sculpture”, page 221.