ca. 2nd - 3rd century AD - Pakistan
A fine stucco head the Hellenistic facial features with tranquil, dreamlike expression, heavily lidded eyes, small pointed nose and sensuous mouth, the long, wavy hair is pulled back beneath a layered vine pattern cap and flows only over the ears, some traces of pigment remaining.
Condition: Small area of restored surface under right ear, loss to bottom of left ear, minor chip on nose, hairline crack on forehead, otherwise intact and in excellent condition overall. Custom metal mount.
Provenance: Anavian Family Collection acquired over 30 years ago, acquired over 30 years ago by David and Henry Anavian, in Iran, prior to the Shah's departure, thereafter private LA collection acquired Sumer Gallery, NYC.
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Shipping method: Fedex (including insurance).
The seller hereby guarantees the lot to be authentic, acquired by legal means and due diligence conducted to ensure stated provenance.
Based in historic Georgetown, Washington DC, Sands of Time Ancient Art gallery offer a wide range of exceptional antiquities, carefully selected for their historical importance, intrinsic beauty and artistic value. All objects sold by Sands of Time are guaranteed for authenticity and provenance, and are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and related documentation. Our extensive collection includes museum-quality art in stone, bronze, pottery, glass and gold from ancient civilizations ranging from the ancient Near East and Egypt to the Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Byzantine, PreColumbian and Gandharan worlds.
|Member since:||December 23, 2016|
Excellent service from the shop, US postal service was a bit slow. Goods were packed very well, follow-up on slow US postal delivery was excellent.
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|United Kingdom||$ 234.64|
|Rest of Europe||$ 234.64|
|Anywhere else||$ 234.64|
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