Lot 106 (Islamic & Indian Art, 29th October 2020)
A SMALL GREY SCHIST FRIEZE RELIEF WITH GARLANDS AND CHERUBS
PROPERTY FROM THE MOITA COLLECTION OF GANDHARA ART
Ancient region of Gandhara, 2nd - 3rd century
Of rectangular shape, the sides flattened, the centre deeply carved, depicting three cherubs holding a lush vegetal garland scrolling around the frieze panel, mounted on a later wooden base, 10cm x 13cm including the base.
A similar relief can be seen in Gandhara and Silk Road Arts: The Hirayama Ikuo Collection, Japan, 2000, cat. 158.
Sold for £238
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