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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 1252

    A stucco figure of Buddha

    GANDHARA, 3RD/4TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A stucco figure of Buddha
    Gandhara, 3rd/4th century
    Seated in dyanasana over a lotus throne with hands folded in his lap, clad in a voluminous robe with pleats flowing over his ankles, his face in serene expression with full lips and heavy-lidded eyes, his tightly-curled hair pulled over the ushnisha and backed by a mandorla
    5 in. (12.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Hiruma Collection, Japan, by 1986


    Literature

    T. Hiruma and K. Tanabe, Gandharan Art, 1986, cat. no. 71