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Fragment of a relief with female figure. Associated place Gandhara (place of creation) Taxila (possible place of creation) Date 2nd century AD (AD 101 - 200) Kushan Period (AD 50 - 600) Material and techniqueschist Dimensions with mount 25 x 12 x 6.2 cm max. (height x width x depth) 21.8 x 12 x 3.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)

Ashmolean − Eastern Art Online, Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art

Tara torso Eastern India , Pala period, 11th century

Eastern India, Pala period, century, black chlorite, Overall: 89 x 44 x 19 cm x 17 x 7 in.

ca. 300. Buddhist Layman Bearing Offerings. high relief stucco placque with bracket. Gandhara.

Attendant, c. Century Afghanistan or Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Hadda, late Kushan Period

Relief depicting a flower and vegetable seller (stone), Roman, (2nd century AD) / Museo della Civilta Romana, Rome, Italy / Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library

Relief depicting a flower and vegetable seller (stone), Roman, century AD) / Museo della Civilta Romana, Rome, Italy / Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library

Ajanta caves (India)    The first Buddhist cave monuments at Ajanta date from the 2nd and 1st centuries B.C. During the Gupta period (5th and 6th centuries A.D.), many more richly decorated caves were added to the original group. The paintings and sculptures of Ajanta, considered masterpieces of Buddhist religious art, have had a considerable artistic influence.

Ajanta caves (India) The first Buddhist cave monuments at Ajanta date from the 2nd and 1st centuries B.C. During the Gupta period (5th and 6th centuries A.D.), many more richly decorated caves were added to the original group. The paintings and sculptures of Ajanta, considered masterpieces of Buddhist religious art, have had a considerable artistic influence.

Buste d'une disciple du Buddha, parée de joyaux, serre tête, pectoral, boucles d'oreilles, colliers, bracelets vêtue d'une toge plissée la chevelure bouclée. Terre cuite ocre. Afghanistan. Art Gréco Bouddhique du Gandhara. 3 ème à 5 ème siècle. Ht 46cm. Thermoluminescence confirmant la datation.

Buste d'une disciple du Buddha, parée de joyaux, serre tête, pectoral, boucles d'oreilles, colliers, bracelets vêtue d'une toge plissée la chevelure bouclée. Terre cuite ocre. Afghanistan. Art Gréco Bouddhique du Gandhara. 3 ème à 5 ème siècle. Ht 46cm. Thermoluminescence confirmant la datation.

Gandhara Buddha seated

Art Buddha, Northwest India or Pakistan, Kushan Period, century buddhas-and-bodhisatvas

“The goddess Lotus or Padmā (... ), śrī, the auspicious, Lakṣmī, “having wealth”, is extolled as lotus born, lotus eyed, standing on a lotus, abounding in lotuses. As mother of created beings she is called Earth (...) . Like a lotus this earth of ours floats on the waters. The lotus flower was predestined to become divinized as woman.” (Kramrisch 1975: 251) Collection Amory

“The goddess Lotus or Padmā (... ), śrī, the auspicious, Lakṣmī, “having wealth”, is extolled as lotus born, lotus eyed, standing on a lotus, abounding in lotuses. As mother of created beings she is called Earth (...) . Like a lotus this earth of ours floats on the waters. The lotus flower was predestined to become divinized as woman.” (Kramrisch 1975: 251) Collection Amory

Buddha Shakyamuni Pakistan, Gandhara region, 1-2 century, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Buddha Shakyamuni Pakistan, Gandhara region, century, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

STUCCO FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA NORTHWEST PAKISTAN OR AFGHANISTAN GANDHARA 4TH � 5TH CENTURY

Eleanor Abraham Asian Art specializes in sculpture of stone and bronze from India, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia.

centuriespast:  Parvati  India, Tamil Nadu; Chola period (880-1279), 11th century  The Asia Society  (via sadighgallery)  Source: centuriespast

Uma as Shivakami (Beloved of Shiva) Chola period, century Copper alloy H. x x cm) Asia Society, New York: Estate of Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller,

Head of Vishnu, 300s,Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Vidisha, Gupta Period (320-647).Vishnu is the second god in the Hindu triumvirate (orTrimurti). The other two gods are Brahma and Shiva.Brahma is the creator of the universe and Shiva is the destroyer. Vishnu is the preserver and protector of the universe.His role is to return to the earth in troubled times and restore the balance of good and evil.

Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Vidisha, Gupta Period sandstone, Overall: x cm x 15 in.

A Gandhara Stucco figure of a female attendant, 4th century, relief carved standing full length, nude top half, draped lower robe. From Private Japanese Collection. - Price Estimate: £1000 - £1500

A Gandhara Stucco figure of a female attendant, century, relief carved standing full length, nude top half, draped lower robe. From Private Japanese Collection.