Sandstone Head of Vishnu
Central India, Pala Period, 11th century, high 17 cm.
Sandstone Head of Vishnu, mounted. His face displaying a serene expression with almond-shaped eyes below arched-shaped eyebrows, smiling lips, broken elongated earlobes and a high kiritamakuta finely carved with the cakra to the front flanked by lotus flower
P R O V E N A N C E:
Property of an important Swiss private collection