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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 311

    A gray schist relief with a lotus flower head

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A gray schist relief with a lotus flower head
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
    The lotus flower delicately carved with concentric layers of petals arranged around the center, with a column at right surmounted by a lotus capital
    7 1/8 x 9 1/16 in. (18 x 23 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Japanese Collection, acquired in the 1970s


    Pre-Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES


    Literature

    "Sojusha Bijutsu Shuppan," Chiisana Tsubomi, December 2006, no. 461, cover and p. 43


    Exhibited

    The Silk Road - The World of Fine Plant Design, Ancient Orient Museum, 30 September - 26 November, 2006