20 - 21 November 2007,
Price realised EUR 2,000
Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000
A Northeast Indian, Pala period, phyllite stone stele depicting Vairocana
The stele carved in high relief with Vairocana seated in vajrasana on a lotus and placed on a throne in an arched niche, both hands in dharmacakramudra, wearing diaphanous cloak, his face with meditative expression, the upper part with three minute Buddha figures
39 cm. high
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