Relief with Ascetics, Gandhara, Circa 2nd century, Gray schist
Lot 34
A gray schist relief panel with ascetics Ancient region of Gandhara, circa 2nd century
Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium
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Lot Details
A gray schist relief panel with ascetics
Ancient region of Gandhara, circa 2nd century
Two emaciated ascetic with beards and matted hair flanking youthful figure, the upper section with a central female figure and another ascetic with a dog scratching his ear above.
21 ¾ in. (55.2 cm) high

Footnotes

  • For a closely related example in the Victoria and Albert Museum (see H.C. Ackermann, Narrative Stone Reliefs from Gandhara at the V & A, 1975, Plate No.XXXV, Page no. 99-10)

    Provenance:
    Private Collection, New York
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