• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 723

    A gray schist figure of a Bodhisattva

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gray schist figure of a Bodhisattva
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a throne with right hand to his chest, wearing beaded necklaces and long flowing robes elegantly draped over the left shoulder, his face with a benign expression and hair arranged in an elaborate headdress
    11½ in. (29 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private collection, Japan, 1980s