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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 333

    A gray schist figure of Buddha


    Price Realised  


    A gray schist figure of Buddha
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
    Well-carved with the Buddha standing over a rectangular throne decorated with four carved flowers, his left hand clutching the hems of his voluminous sanghati, his face in a serene expression with heavy-lidded eyes and arched brows centered by an urna in relief, flanked by elongated earlobes, with his wavy hair pulled over the ushnisha and backed by a round nimbus
    37½ in. (95.3 cm.) high

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    Acquired by 1970, New York

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim