A LIMESTONE HALO SECTION
5.000 € - 8.000 €
Description:China, Northern Qi Period
B. 35,5 cm
The flat section sculpted in high relief with a Gandharva flying amidst clouds, playing the lute with both hands, wearing a garment terminating in elegantly displayed pleats, his face showing a serene expression with slit eyes, smiling lips, his hairdo combed into two buns and above him is still visible the knee of a Buddha figure.
From a South German private collection, acquired prior to 2000 - Partly slightly chipped