A Gandharan grey schist standing figure of the Bodhisattva "Maitreya"

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A Gandharan grey schist standing figure of the Bodhisattva "Maitreya"
pāduka
Stock Number:
y2926
$ 12500.00

Description

A Gandharan grey schist standing figure of the Bodhisattva "Maitreya". Wearing classic flowing Grecian style robes,  his hair pulled into a top knot with crown, and large hanging earrings with elaborate necklaces; one intact foot wearing pāduka sandals.

Ex M. Lissauer Collection Melbourne.

Origin:

Circa 2nd to 3rd Century A.D., Pakistan / Afghanistan.

Dimensions:

Height: 60 cm / Width: 18 cm

Condition:

Ancient loss evident.  Presented on a custom display stand.