23 September 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. JOHN CREWS RAINEY
A Gray Schist Frieze of Acrobats
Gandhara, 2nd/3rd Century
One figure seated on the shoulders of another, both with flowing hair, topknots and garlands
7½ in. (18.8 cm.) high
Acquired in the 1960's
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"Gandhara in Gotham," Social Register Observer, May 2002, vol. CXVI, p. 50.
Compare with a similar fragment from Taxila, see J. Marshall, Taxila, 1951, vol. III, pl. 214, no. 24.
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