Ancient Gandharan Buddhist Aligraphic Stone

Ancient Gandharan Buddhist Aligraphic Stone

Item Number: 6408

$1,295.00

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Period: c. 2nd-3rd CE
Dimensions: 15" (38cm)
Material: Stone
Condition: Excellent
Region: Afghanistan
Provenance: The piece was formerly in a French collection acquired in the 50's or 60's from the Drouot Auction House in Paris.
Description
A very rare example of a Gandharan Buddhist allegorical written script fragment, probably from the base of a Buddhist shrine. A wonderfully detailed floral and geometric border.

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