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LOT 0381

Estimate
GBP (£) 12,000 - 18,000
EUR (€) 13,880 - 20,820
USD ($) 15,610 - 23,410

Opening Bid
£10,800 (EUR 12,493; USD 14,048) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Life-Size Gandharan Buddha Statue Head

1st-4th century AD

A finely detailed carved schist head of Buddha with detailed carefully dressed hair, clean shaven with neat moustache, braided band to the brow, urna to the forehead; professionally cleaned and mounted on a custom-made stand. 12.5 kg, 41.5cm including stand (16 1/4"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a London gentleman; previously with central London gallery; imported from the USA in the early 1970s; formerly with Mahboubian Gallery, New York since the late 1960s; accompanied by copy of an early 1970s black and white photograph; supplied with geologic report No. TL005206, by geologic consultant Dr R. L. Bonewitz.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

10am GMT Start (Lunch 1.30 - 2pm)
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Lots 700 - 1400
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