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Sandstone Head of Vishnu

 

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


 

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