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Gandharan Bodhisattva Torso

1st-3rd century AD

A carved schist statue fragment of a Bodhisattva (Shakyamuni?) standing with palms pressed together on the chest, loosely draped mantle to the hips and left arm, collar of graduated discs and segmented belt; mounted on a custom-made stand. 17.2 kg, 67cm including stand (26 1/4"). Fair condition.

Private collection, South West London; acquired before 2000.

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