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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 562

    A large gray schist relief of Buddha with attendants

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A large gray schist relief of Buddha with attendants
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
    Finely carved with Buddha seated on a throne centered by a flower-head and beneath overhanging branches of an Ashoka tree, with disciples attentively sitting beside him and standing in adoration at the back, all deeply carved with well rounded forms
    19¾ x 18½ in. (50 x 47 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Von Schroeder Collection
    Acquired by the previous owner on 21 January 1970


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION