THE BUDDHA DISPELLING FEAR|
11635. LARGE STANDING BUDDHA. Gandhara, 1st-2nd century AD. Beautiful sensitively carved figure of the Buddha standing in the attitude of dispelling fear, his left arm down at this side, his right hand raised. His hair drawn up into a large unisha Buddhist topknot, large pabhamandala halo behind. Height 55 inches. Loss to separately carved right hand, mortise visible in the arm for attachment. On custom stand. Provenance: An extensive North Eastern collection.