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Figure of a seated Buddha

2-3th Century

Gandhara region

grey schist

H 41.5 cm

This Buddha sits in meditation on his throne, both hands in dhyana mudra, a halo behind his head. His robe falls in rhythmical pleats over his torso and knees. His face with urna and half closed eyes show a nice and serene expression. No restoration. Published in : Sylvia Winkelmann und Klaus Marquard, Alte kunst aus der zeit vor und nach Alexander dem Grossen, Verlag Marie Leidorf GmbH 2013, Abb.S.488.

Private Collection of Dr. Klaus Marquardt (°1926) , Bochum (Germany)

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