• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 496

    A GANDHARA GREY SCHIST BUDDHA HEAD, 2ND-3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GANDHARA GREY SCHIST BUDDHA HEAD, 2ND-3RD CENTURY
    Finely carved and with Hellenic features, with sculpted hair and high top-knot, bearing a serene expression - 6in (15.2cm) high


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    Provenance

    Property of an Italian collection acquired in the 1950's