16 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000
A green schist figure of winged Eros
Swat Valley, 3rd century
The figure standing on a lotus base with wings extending straight back, nude except for anklets and a necklace, backed by a volute curling forward to touch his head
411/2 in. (19 cm.) high
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For an example with similar winged Eros figure, see I. Kurita, Gandharan Art II: The World of the Buddha, 1986, p. 231, cat. no. 694.
Private collection, Japan, 1980s
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