October 14, 2021 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 154
 

154

A Kashmiri carved stone head of a crowned figure 印度石雕带冠头像
8th-10th century 八至十世纪

The face with full lips and heavy-lidded eyes, stylized mustache, the upper head surmounted by an elaborate festooned tiara, soft grey-green stone, modern stand.

H: 5 in. (stone)

Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired in India, 1956.

Sold for $1,071
Estimated at $1,000 - $1,500


 

The face with full lips and heavy-lidded eyes, stylized mustache, the upper head surmounted by an elaborate festooned tiara, soft grey-green stone, modern stand.

H: 5 in. (stone)

Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster, acquired in India, 1956.

For other examples of related sculpture with round, full faces, full lips and elaborate festooned crowns, see Stella Kramrisch, "Manifestations of Shiva", Philadelphia, 1981, pp. 20-21, no. 19; and Stanislaw Czuma, "Indian Art from the George P. Bickford Collection", Cleveland, 1975, nos. 30-31.

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