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LOT 0396

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GBP (£) 800 - 1,000
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Gandharan Bodhisattva Frieze Section

2nd-3rd century AD

A carved schist frieze section comprising a standing robed bodhisattva with hands pressed together at the chest, beside a rectangular structure with architectural column of Ionic style with lateral scrolls to the capital, tiered base; mounted on a custom-made stand. 15.6 kg, 51.5cm including stand (20 1/4"). Fine condition, repaired.

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

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