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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 339

    A gray schist relief

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gray schist relief
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
    Well-carved with the panel divided into two architectural niches, each with a Buddha seated over a double-lotus base with hands clasped together and curled hair pulled over the ushnishas, each flanked by kneeling worshippers with their hands folded at their chests, the niches separated by a stepped column and with a sawtooth border at top
    9 x 17½ in. (22.9 x 44.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Japanese Collection, acquired in the 1990s