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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1233

    A Gray Schist figure of a Bodhisattva

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Gray Schist figure of a Bodhisattva
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd Century
    Deeply carved with elegantly rippling robes, wearing necklaces and an armlet concealed beneath the folds of his upper arm, his face with crisply outlined features and a benign expression, the undulating hair held back by a tiara and strands of pearls
    39 in. (100.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Previously sold at Christie's New York,
    25 March 2004, lot 15


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTOR