Chandraketugarh Terracotta  Standing Goddess

13160. Chandraketugarh Terracotta Standing Goddess

Circa 2nd Century BC/AD

A most beautiful and impressive standing female fertility figure. Possibly the goddess Lakshmi or Yakshmi. Ornate detail in clothing, hairdo and jewelry. She has large full breasts and fine facial features. For a high status individual. Missing below knees and head reapired. 5-1/2 inches H. (7-1/2 in H. on custom mount).
Cp: Poster, Amy G. From Indian Earth: 4000 Years of Terracotta Art, The Brooklyn Museum, 1986 and Cp. P. Pal, Indian Sculpture, Vol I, for the type. Extremely rare. Ex New Jersey Private Coll.


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