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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 337

    A gray schist figure of Buddha

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gray schist figure of Buddha
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
    Finely carved with the Buddha standing atop a rectangular plinth with carved flowers on either side and four worshippers surrounding a flame at center, clad in a voluminous sanghati draped neatly over his arms, his face in a benign expression with full lips, heavy-lidded eyes and arched brows centered by a raised urna, flanked by elongated earlobes, his wavy hair pulled over the ushnisha and backed by a nimbus
    45¼ in. (114.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim, acquired before 1999


    Pre-Lot Text

    ANOTHER PROPERTY