Figure (1) - Sandstone - India - Kanishka 2nd century (Saka Era)

Figure (1) - Sandstone - India - Kanishka 2nd century (Saka Era)
Very good condition, see description - 23×13×14 cm

Kushan sculpture, representing the head of the historic Buddha “Siddharta Gautama” with a haircage that is typical for the period. During the early Buddhist Kushan sculpture the Buddha figure was developed, from which "the characteristics of a large and noble being", the “mahapurusha lakshana”, whose base is the very old representation of the forest spirit "yaksha", formed the basis of the concept.

(Pink sandstone, Uttar Pradesh, in the neighbourhood of Mathura, India, 2nd - 3rd century).

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Origin: private collection Belgium.

Weight: 6.2 kg

Lot details
Total nr of items
Kanishka 2nd century (Saka Era)
Region/ Country of origin
Very good condition, see description
23×13×14 cm
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