STATUE DE MAITREYA EN SCHISTE GRIS
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STATUE DE MAITREYA EN SCHISTE GRIS

REGION DU GANDHARA, IIEME-IIIEME SIECLE

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STATUE DE MAITREYA EN SCHISTE GRIS
REGION DU GANDHARA, IIEME-IIIEME SIECLE
He is seated in vajrasana on a throne carved to the front with a pair of worshippers. His left hand is holding the flask while the right is broken. His face displays a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows and a moustache is framing his lips. His hair is coiffed in a chignon and secured with a pearled string. A halo is placed behind his head; small restorations.
22¼ in. (56.5 cm.), stand
Provenance
Acquired in Geneva, 8 May 1978
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ƒ: In addition to the regular Buyer’s premium, a commission of 5.5% inclusive of VAT of the hammer price will be charged to the buyer. It will be refunded to the Buyer upon proof of export of the lot outside the European Union within the legal time limit. (Please refer to section VAT refunds)
Post lot text
A GREY SCHIST FIGURE OF MAITREYA
GANDHARA REGION, 2ND-3RD CENTURY

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