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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1244

    A gray schist tray

    GANDHARA, 3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gray schist tray
    Gandhara, 3rd century
    Finely and naturalistically rendered with a lady lying on a bed flanked by an attendant at her side and a further attendant holding a wreath
    5½ in. (14 cm.) diameter


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    Closely related examples are in the Museum für Indische Kunst, Berlin, see M. Yaldiz, Magische Götterwelten, 2000, p. 21, cat. no. 24; and in the National Museum of Pakistan, see J. Marshall, The Buddhist Art of Gandhara, 1960, Pl. 12, fig. 14.

    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1970s


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF JULIAN SHERRIER