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LOT 0366

Estimate
GBP (£) 5,000 - 7,000
EUR (€) 5,830 - 8,170
USD ($) 6,450 - 9,030

Opening Bid
£4,500 (EUR 5,250; USD 5,804) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Gandharan Standing Female Statue

2nd-4th century AD

A carved schist statue of a female dancer standing in an arch with foliage above on a lotus-flower pedestal, her legs crossed and right hand on her hip, left hand gripping the foliage above; the body clothed in a draped close-fitting garment with swags to the hips draped from the shoulders; mounted on a custom-made stand. 87 kg, 120 x 37cm (47 1/4 x 14 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
From a North West London collection; previously acquired in the 1980s; supplied with geologic report No. TL005257, by geologic consultant Dr R. L. Bonewitz

Literature
See Jongeward, D. Buddhist Art of Gandhara in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2018, item 49.


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The May Fair Hotel London
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Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

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