• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 490

    A GANDHARAN GREY SCHIST FRIEZE WITH BUDDHAS AND ATTENDANTS, 2ND-3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GANDHARAN GREY SCHIST FRIEZE WITH BUDDHAS AND ATTENDANTS, 2ND-3RD CENTURY
    Of curved form, deeply carved with seated Buddha fanned by two bodhisattvas, framed by pillars, the scene repeated, on wood mount - without mount - 17 1/2in (44.5cm) wide


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    Provenance

    Property of an Italian collection acquired in the 1950's