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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 329

    Two small stucco heads of Buddha

    GANDHARA, 3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Two small stucco heads of Buddha
    Gandhara, 3rd century
    Each finely formed with faces in meditative expression with full lips, straight nose and downcast eyes, flanked by elongated earlobes, the hair in curls over the ushnisha, with remains of polychromy overall
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) high, the first
    3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high, the second


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    Provenance

    Japanese collection, acquired in the 1990s