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    Sale 12168

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    15 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 273

    A GRAY SCHIST RELIEF WITH SIDDHARTHA AND DEVOTEES

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A GRAY SCHIST RELIEF WITH SIDDHARTHA AND DEVOTEES
    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY
    Siddhartha seated in "royal ease" with his ankles crossed wearing in a voluminous sanghati and adorned with the jewels of a prince, backed by a nimbus flanked by the boughs of a tree above, a devotee on either side presenting fruit, a column with a foliate capital at far right
    13 ¼ in. (33.7 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Private collection, California, acquired at Drouot, Paris, 1-3 October 1976, lot 52