Lot 110. A Gandharan schist torso of a bodhisattva, 2nd-3rd century. Height 14 in., 35.6 cm. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's
a scarf draped over the figure’s right shoulder, his bare chest adorned with a torque, necklace and string of amulets; his face with elongated eyes beneath arched brows, bearing a gentle expression; his hair drawn above his head in a braided chignon adorned with a jeweled fillet, the face and shoulders framed by a halo, stand, Japanese wood box (3).
Provenance: Japanese Collection, acquired before the 1960s.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 11 september 2012