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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 329

    A rare gray schist frieze of the Buddha's First Sermon

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A rare gray schist frieze of the Buddha's First Sermon
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
    Carved with a triple chakra supported on a column, all over a plinth flanked by two reclining bulls and attendants in adoration
    9¾ (24.7 cm.) high


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    For another example, at the Tokyo National Museum, see I. Kurita, Gandharan Art, vol. 1, 2003, cat. no. 285, p. 151.

    Exhibited

    Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 2002-2008