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Gray Schist Carving

Auction:
2315
Lot:
123
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2315
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 22, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Gray Schist Carving, Gandharan period, third century A.D., image of Maitreya Buddha in princely garb, stele at the back as a halo, ht. 23 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Ancient India, Bodhisattvas, Buddhist eschatology, Gandhara, Gautama Buddha, Halo, Maitreya, Messianism, Share International

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