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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 575

    A rare terracotta head of Buddha

    GANDHARA, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A rare terracotta head of Buddha
    Gandhara, circa 4th century
    With red bow-shaped mouth and heavy-lidded eyes beneath finely arched brows, the hair in right snail-shell curls pulled over the ushnisha, with remains of polychromy
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Japanese Collection, 1990s