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Lot 104 (Islamic & Indian Art, 29th October 2020)

A GREY SCHIST CARVED FRIEZE WITH A HUNTING SCENE
Ancient region of Gandhara, 2nd - 3rd century

A GREY SCHIST CARVED FRIEZE WITH A HUNTING SCENE
PROPERTY FROM THE MOITA COLLECTION OF GANDHARA ART
Ancient region of Gandhara, 2nd - 3rd century

Of rectangular shape, the frieze carved with a continuous vegetal scroll of Greco-Roman influence, amidst its sprays a typical hunting scene with two men on a chariot preceded by a falcon, a standing figure in motion holding a young deer on a leash, to the left a fragment of a lion's body standing on its hind legs, mounted on a later wooden base, 13cm x 38cm including the base.

13cm x 38cm including the base

Sold for £525

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