Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Auctionata / Paddle8 offers rare fasting Buddha sculpture

ARTDAILY
Rare Schist Figure of Fasting Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-4th C.
NEW YORK, NY.- Auctionata, the leading online auction house, presents its Asian Art Day on December 16, 2016, featuring extremely rare and exceptional works of Asian Art via livestream auctions on www.auctionata.com. A highlight of the series will be the auction “Important Gandhara and Early Buddhist sculptures from a European Collection” at 4:00 pm CET. This collection originates from a single European family and was founded in the 19th century. Since the 1930s, the collection has been anchored by 39 early Buddhist sculptures including sought-after treasures of Gandharan art as well as Chinese works tracing the transformation of early Buddhist art. [link]