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LOT 0365

Estimate
GBP (£) 8,000 - 10,000
EUR (€) 9,330 - 11,670
USD ($) 10,320 - 12,900

Opening Bid
£8,000 (EUR 9,333; USD 10,318) (+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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The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 25th November 2019
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