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    Sale 12172

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    13 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 228

    A gray schist figure of a seated Buddha

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gray schist figure of a seated Buddha
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
    18 7/8 in. (48 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Tokyo in the 1960s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private Japanese Collection


    Literature

    Mayuyama Ryusendo Gallery, Gandharan Stone Sculptures, Tokyo, 1984, no.5
    The Museum Yamato Bunkakan, Gandharan Stone Sculptures, Japan, 1985, p.50, no.46
    I. Kurita, Gandharan Art II: The World of the Buddha, Tokyo, 1990, p.97, fig.249


    Exhibited

    Mayuyama Ryusendo Gallery, Gandharan Stone Sculptures, Tokyo, 13-18 April 1984
    Gandharan Stone Sculptures, Museum Yamato Bunkakan, Nara, Japan, 1985