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LOT 0385

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GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 470 - 700
USD ($) 520 - 780

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£360 (EUR 423; USD 470) (+bp*)

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Gandharan Atlas Statue

2nd-3rd century AD

A carved schist frieze fragment of Atlas, bearded and wearing a dhoti, standing in a striking pose with legs firmly planted and left arm raised; mounted on a custom-made stand. 4.1 kg, 31cm including stand (12 1/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
From a South West London collection; formed 1990-2000.

Literature
See Jongeward, D. Buddhist Art of Gandhara in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2018.