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A Gray Schist Figure of a Bodhisattva
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. JOHN CREWS RAINEY
A Gray Schist Figure of a Bodhisattva

GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

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A Gray Schist Figure of a Bodhisattva
Gandhara, 2nd/3rd Century
Crisply carved standing on a rectangular plinth bearing an offering scene, wearing long flowing robes elegantly draped around his legs, a necklace with lion head pendants, an intricately carved collar and armlets, one concealed by the drapery, his face with moustache and in a benign expression, his wavy hair adorned with strands of pearls
30½ in. (77.5 cm) high
Provenance
Acquired in the 1960's
Literature
"Gandhara in Gotham," Social Register Observer, May 2002, vol. CXVI, p. 51.
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