12776. Gandharan Schist Stone Head of a Bodhisattva
Circa 2nd to 4th Century AD
Modeled in the traditional Graeco-Buddhist style with full voluminous face, fine almond eyes sensitive mouth and elaborate hairdo atop head drawn into a bun. Size 2-3/4 inches (7cm) L. + custom mount (4-1/2 inches). Some weathering, earth deposits and abrasion. Excellent signs of authenticity. Ex New York Private Coll J.S.