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Auction Closes At: 12:38:00 10/15/2021
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 730. Gandharan Schist Herakles Fighting the Hydria
Estimate: $800-$1,200
Current High Bid: $650.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $650.00

Category: Asian Art
Sub Category: China - Early Periods
Culture or Country: Central Asia, Gandharan Empire.
Period: Ca. 200-400 A.D.
Size: 6-3/4H. x 5-1/2W.

Description: Carved gray schist panel depicting Herakles (Roman Hercules) wrestling with the Lernaean Hydra - the challenge of his second labor. The rendering is quite dramatic, with Herakles head severely cocked to the side, clutching the Hydras serpentine body with his hands, one of the monsters heads above our Heros with an intimidating presence brandishing gashing fangs and bristling locks. Some losses to peripheries and high point areas as shown, front section reattached. Earthen deposits in recesses. Old custom base.
Provenance: Ex. Artemis Gallery, CO., 1/2/2019, ex. Fortuna Fine Arts, NYC.
Shipping Fee:
National: $37.00
International: $144.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Gandharan Schist Herakles Fighting the Hydria

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Rockrose $650.00 1 10/15/2021 9:08:30 AM
2. Wu $625.00 1 10/12/2021 10:34:07 AM
3. XXYYZZ $600.00 1 10/12/2021 12:49:05 AM
4. Wu $575.00 1 10/12/2021 10:32:22 AM
5. Wu $525.00 1 10/12/2021 10:32:17 AM

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