• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 141

    A gray schist head of a Bodhisattva

    GANDHARA, 2ND CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gray schist head of a Bodhisattva
    Gandhara, 2nd century
    The face finely carved with heavy-lidded eyes centered by a raised urna, surmounted by an elaborate headdress with large ornamental crest
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired before 1999, New York


    Pre-Lot Text

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