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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 1226

    A gray schist figure of a lion

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gray schist figure of a lion
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
    Carved as a throne support with the body emerging from a rectangular plinth, standing on its forelegs, the face expressively carved with its tongue dangling out
    7¼ in. (18½ cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in London, 1966


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTOR