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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 580

    A gray schist frieze

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A gray schist frieze
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd Century
    Carved with a seated Buddha at center backed by a round nimbus and with acantus leaves radiating around him
    12 in. (30.4 cm.) wide


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    Compare with a related example in W. Zwalf, A Catalogue of the Gandhara Sculpture at the British Museum, vol. II, fig. 460, p. 256.

    Provenance

    Japanese Collection, acquired in the 1980s