• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 497

    A GANDHARA GREY SCHIST FRIEZE WITH TWO BUDDHAS, 3RD/4TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GANDHARA GREY SCHIST FRIEZE WITH TWO BUDDHAS, 3RD/4TH CENTURY
    Deeply carved, the Buddhas shown seated with attendants either side and columns at either end and to centre, a vine scroll above, on wood mount - 16 1/2in (42cm) long


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    Provenance

    Property of an Italian collection acquired in the 1950's