A green schist frieze with Buddha
Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
Well and deeply carved with Buddha greeting attendants, the figure at left with right hand raised as if to throw flowers gathered in his robe, with monks at right and Vajrapani behind
11 in. (27.8 cm.) wide
Compare with a companion frieze of a procession with a matching beed-and-reel border in the Samuel Eilenberg Collection, see M. Lerner and Steve Kossak, The Lotus Transcendent, 1991, cat. no. 54, p. 89.
Gandharan Buddhist Art from the Collection of a Prince