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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 1249

    A stucco head of a Bodhisattva

    GANDHARA, 3RD/4TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A stucco head of a Bodhisattva
    Gandhara, 3rd/4th century
    The face in a serene expression with small lips, heavy-lidded eyes beneath gently arched brows, wearing a helmet and with remains of red pigment overall
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private Japanese Collection, acquired in the 1990s