16 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,625
Estimate USD 4,500 - USD 5,500
A rounded green schist stupa relief
Gandhara, 3rd century
Centered by Buddha seated in a niche flanked by two Vajrapani figures and further bearded attendants with multiple bands of running acanthus-leaf motifs above and below
13¼ in. (34 cm.) wide
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For a similar example with kneeling ascetics and an acanthus-leaf band above, see I. Kurita, Gandharan Art I: The Buddha's Life Story, 2003, cat. no. 446, p. 216.
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