• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 127

    A Gray Schist Frieze with a Woman on a Balcony

    GANDHARA, 3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Gray Schist Frieze with a Woman on a Balcony
    Gandhara, 3rd century
    With five simhamukhas supporting a panel of latticework pierced by two windows, surmounted by a female figure at center clad in a flowing sanghati, bearing offerings, and flanked on either side by a column
    17¼ in. (43.8 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Julian Sherrier Collection, London, formed between early 1940s-1972


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF JULIAN SHERRIER