• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 101

    A Group of Nine Small Stucco Heads of Bodhisattvas

    GANDHARA, 3RD/4TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Group of Nine Small Stucco Heads of Bodhisattvas
    Gandhara, 3rd/4th century
    Each of the heads with individualized, portrait-like features, the corners of the mouth and curls in the hair cleverly indicated by dimples
    5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high, the largest (9)


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    Provenance

    Julian Sherrier Collection, London, formed between early 1940s-1972


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF JULIAN SHERRIER