Lot 76

Ancient Gold Ornament from Gupta period


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 12000 - 15000
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Catalog Reference #
N/A
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
Very Fine
Diameter
20.31 mm
Weight
2.82 gms
Denomination
Ornament
Calendar/Year
5th - 7th Century AD

Ancient, Gold Ornament from Gupta period (5th-7th Cen AD), 2.82 gms, 20.31 mm, the ornament is most probably a part of a crown (Mukuta) intended for a deity of a temple, The ornament has an image in heavy relief of Mithuna (a couple) in the centre surrounded by images of other people, Mithuna is usually associated with being the forms of Shakti and Shiva in unison wherein energies are transferred through their subtle bodies, Fine with signs of attempts being made to straighten the otherwise curved crown, Very Fine, Extremely Rare.