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犍陀羅 約一世紀 片岩舍利盒二件
The following lot comprises two lidded reliquaries carved from schist, one spherical with concentric grooves and the other ovoid design with carved chevrons and lotus petals.
Similar examples of each type are located in the Taxila Museum (8577 Dh. 12-53) and the Indian Museum, Kolkata (A 10529), both published in Jongeward et al., Gandharan Buddhist Reliquaries, 2012, pp. 60-2, figs. 3.14 & 3.16a. Also see an ovoid reliquary with remaining deposits in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1987.258.2a-q).
Spink & Son, Ltd., London
Private Collection, Northern California