Grey Schist Pala Buddha Fragment, India, 12th Century
Carved in a standing position backed by a nimbus decorated with a foliate canopy to the top and flanked on either side by stupas, the figure simply dressed and its face with downcast eyes framed by gently arching brows and full lips, all surrounded by a flaming border
height 8.9" — 22.5 cm.
A Collection of Asian Religious Sculpture from Quebec City (Lots 61-68)
Purchased from Arthur Millner, 25 Blythe Road, London.