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Four Fragmentary Buddhist Heads

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2992B
Lot:
6
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2992B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Four Fragmentary Buddhist Heads, Southeast Asia, a stucco head, Thailand, the oval face with downcast eyes, smiling lips, and pointed chin, without ushnisha; a limestone head, Cambodia, with broad forehead; a black-lacquered stone head, possibly Myanmar, the oval face with shell-inlaid eyes, broken ushnisha; and a sandstone head, Cambodia, with a double topknot, damaged, all mounted on a modern wood stand, head ht. to 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

age wear and tear with multiple chips, breakages, brittleness, loss of details.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Myanmar, Thailand, Asia, Buddhist culture, Cambodia, Face, Political geography, Ushnisha, World

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