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Gandharan Roundel with Mask

Antiquities - India and Region


LOT 2833

Estimate
GBP (£) 120 - 170
EUR (€) 140 - 200
USD ($) 150 - 210

Opening Bid: £120 (EUR 139; USD 150)
GANDHARAN ROUNDEL WITH MASK
2nd-3rd century AD

A convex discoid plaque with band of overlapping lotus leaves, central facing head of a bodhisattva in high relief with wavy hair and thin moustache; hollow to the reverse. 118 grams, 85mm (3 1/2"). Fair condition, rim chipped, holes to centre.

Provenance
Acquired on the London art market before 2000.

Literature
See Desai, K. Treasures of the Heras Institute, New Delhi, 1976, item 47 for type.

Date
Monday 27th February 2017 :
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