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Bid 1250.00
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10/09 17:26 EDT

Gandharan Schist Head of Siddhartha Gautama
October 2013 Auction by Far East Asian Art

This Gandharan schist head likely represents Prince Siddhartha, the Buddha, prior to his enlightenment, which accounts for his princely garb. He is adorned with a crown that has a shell shaped emblem, as well as earrings. Typical of Gandhara sculptures of this period are the finely arched eyebrows, almond-shaped half-closed eyes, straight nose, and undulating moustache. The piece measures 6 1/2" high by 3 3/4" wide by 3 1/2" deep...
Bid 85.00
No Reserve
11/12 TBD