Property from a Private Collection
A gray schist figure of Buddha
Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
Seated in the meditative pose of vajrasana dressed in a heavily pleated sanghati with his left hand grasping the bunched end section, his face sensitively modeled with heavy-lidded eyes and rounded cheeks and small mouth, his hair arranged in curving locks over the ushnisha.
9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm.) high