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LOT 0390

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 470 - 700
USD ($) 520 - 780

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£360 (EUR 423; USD 470) (+bp*)

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Gandharan Buddha Torso

2nd-3rd century AD

A carved schist figure of Buddha standing, wearing a loosely draped pleated garment, straps and swags to the chest and arm, censer in the left hand; mounted in a custom-made stand. 6.3 kg, 43cm including stand (17"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a London collector, acquired early 1990s.

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