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IS IT GREEK, ROMAN OR IS IT GANDHARAN?

Atlas, the Greek mythological figure  holding up the sky.

A gray schist relief of a Winged Atlas

GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

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Price Realized 

$2,750

Estimate
    $1,000 – $1,500
 

Sale Information

Sale 2425 , Christie’s
Indian and Southeast Asian Art 
22 March 2011 
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
 

Lot Description

A gray schist relief of a Winged Atlas 
Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century 
The figure seated with hands braced against splayed knees, his belly rotund and his wings spread behind his shoulders
7½ in. (19 cm.) wide 
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