• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 703

    A stucco figure of a Bodhisattva

    GANDHARA, 3RD/4TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A stucco figure of a Bodhisattva
    Gandhara, 3rd/4th century
    Seated in dhyanasana with hands folded in his lap, wearing diaphanous robes flowing over his ankles, the face slightly turned to the left with full lips, aquiline nose and almond-shaped eyes below gently arched brows, his locks of hair tied in a topknot
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private collection, Japan, 1990s