• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 742

    A stucco head of a Bodhisattva

    GANDHARA, 4TH/5TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A stucco head of a Bodhisattva
    Gandhara, 4th/5th century
    The face modeled with full lips and round, open eyes, flanked to either side by elongated earlobes, the hair pulled into a topknot with curls framing the face
    7¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in New York before 1970


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim