03-22-201903-22-2019
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3212BBoston
March 22, 2019 10:00 AMCalender
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Gandharan Gray Schist Bodhisattva Head

$3,936$3,200
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3212BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Gandharan Gray Schist Bodhisattva Head, Kushan period, possibly 2nd/3rd century, well carved with full lips, heavy lidded eyes with finely arched brows with a raised urna, the elaborately carved hair tied and held together by a triple row beaded ushnisha, the stone of a highly polished gray schist, ht. 9 in.

Provenance: Purchased in Karachi in the 1960s by an Edward Durell Stone architect, then by descent to the present owner.
Estimate $2,500-3,000

chipped nose missing one ear, chip to chin


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Keywords

Karachi