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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 316

    A terracotta head of Buddha

    GANDHARA, 3RD/4TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A terracotta head of Buddha
    Gandhara, 3rd/4th century
    With bow-shaped mouth and heavy-lidded eyes beneath finely arched brows, the hair in tight snail-shell curls pulled over the ushnisha
    10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's New York, 16 September 1998, lot 9


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ASIAN COLLECTION