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LOT 0388

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GBP (£) 300 - 400
EUR (€) 350 - 470
USD ($) 390 - 520

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£270 (EUR 317; USD 352) (+bp*)

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Gandharan Buddha Head

3rd-4th century AD

A carved schist head of Buddha from a statue, with turban bands to the brow and socket for a domed urna insert; mounted on a custom-made stand. 3.9 kg, 26cm including stand (10 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.