23 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 68,500
Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000
A Gray Schist Figure of Maitreya
Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
Standing clad in a long flowing sanghati, the folds of the drapery finely carved, adorned with various necklaces and earrings, the face with almond-shaped eyes, centered by a raised urna, the hair in long wavy locks pulled into an elaborate topknot and secured with a beaded tiara
21 7/8 in. (55.6 cm.) high
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Japanese Collection, 1980s
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