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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1247

    A rare stucco figure of a bodhisattva


    Price Realised  

    A rare stucco figure of a bodhisattva
    Gandhara, 3rd/4th century
    Expressively modeled with a slight turn to the side, wearing robes with cascading folds draped across his left shoulder, his right hand extended, his bare chest adorned with necklaces, his face with a benign expression and head wrapped in a turban, with red pigment remaining
    15¾ in. (40 cm.) high

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    Private Japanese Collection, acquired in the 1980s

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