Lot 106. A small Gandharan schist standing figure of a bodhisattva, 2nd-3rd century. Height 11 in., 28 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 3,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's
portrayed clad in a dhoti, scarf and turban, holding a basket of flowers in his hand, Japanese wood box (2).
Provenance: Japanese Collection, acquired before the 1960s.
Literature: Sumino Irodori: Osaka Masaki Bijutsukan Sanjunentenjizuroku (Colors of Ink: Osaka Masaki Art Museum 30 Years Anniversary Exhibition), Nezu Museum, Tokyo, 1998, p. 61, cat. no. 85.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 11 september 2012