A gray schist head of a Maitreya
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A gray schist head of a Maitreya

GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

Details
A gray schist head of a Maitreya
Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
The finely carved face with heavy-lidded eyes and a moustache, flanked by leogryph earrings, his wavy hair rising to a high chignon and secured by a beaded headdress
8 in. (20.4 cm.) tall
Provenance
Acquired Christie's Amsterdam, 21 November 2001, lot 32
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