Here you find a lovely ancient head Buddha dating to circa 2nd-3rd century AD. The carved stone schist head has a fine tranquil expression. Has some abrasion and light deposits, otherwise excellent condition! Measures: 1.75 x 2.5 x 4.1 inches.
For similar examples see The Gandhara Style, Madeleine Hallade, Thames & Hudson 1968. Page 79 pl.56/57
Provenance: Owen collection; purchased by the previous owner from a New Jersey collection dated to the 1990's. Previous; from the European market via an established dealer.