ST566
GREY SCHIST FIGURE OF A STANDING BUDDHA. NORTHWEST PAKISTAN OR AFGHANISTAN. GANDHARA. 2ND - 3RD CENTURY. H. 33 CMS, 13 INS. A grey schist figure of a standing Buddha with a benign, tranquil expression, the right hand raised in abhayamudra (the gesture of dispelling fear) and the left holding the hem of his robe, wearing a long sanghati with multiple folds, his head framed by a flame nimbus. PROVENANCE: Private American Collection. Price: £5,000