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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 319

    A gray schist figure of Maitreya

    GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gray schist figure of Maitreya
    Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
    Standing with his left hand holding the bottle with the elixir of immortality, draped in princely robes with necklaces and armlets adorning his torso, his head backed by a nimbus and flanked by a worshipper to his left
    9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired Christie's Amsterdam, 21 November 2001, lot 19