• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 713

    A black schist relief of Buddha

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A black schist relief of Buddha
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
    Carved with Buddha turned to the side flanked by Vajrapani and an attendant in adoration, an apsara overhead, the stone of deep black color and with finely carved details
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in London, 1970s


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF JULIAN SHERRIER