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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 304

    A gray schist relief of Buddha

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gray schist relief of Buddha
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
    Finely carved with Buddha Shakyamuni in an arched niche at center, his right hand in abhaya mudra, the left resting on his hip, draped in a sanghati, a parasol above, flanked on both sides by various male and female worshippers, a Buddha seated above, also flanked by several acolytes with folded hands, all surrounded by a floral garland relief
    14½ in. (36.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1990s, Japan