Conversion of Yaksha Atavika
Gandhara region, ca. 2nd-3rd. cent.
high: 25 cm.
Charming scene from the life of the Buddha: at the left a small baby is held up to the Buddha for conversion.
Rare depiction: I could only find some examples in: Isuo Kurita, Gandharan Art, I, The Buddha’s Life Story, p. 175-176, plates 343-347.Request information