• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 134

    A stucco head of Buddha

    GANDHARA, 3RD/4TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A stucco head of Buddha
    Gandhara, 3rd/4th century
    Exceptionally well-modeled with a rounded face, bow-shaped lips, straight nose and finely arched brows above almond-shaped eyes, his thick wavy hair arranged over the ushnisha, the surface finely polished and with remains of polychromy overall
    10 in. (25.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Doris Wiener Gallery, New York
    Acquired in London, 1997


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Charles W. Banta