STATUE DU MAITREYA EN BRONZE DORE
STATUE DU MAITREYA EN BRONZE DORE

TIBET, FIN DE XVIEME SIECLE

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STATUE DU MAITREYA EN BRONZE DORE
TIBET, FIN DE XVIEME SIECLE
Maitreya is shown seated in bhadrasana on a throne with both hands in dharmacakramudra and holding the stems of lotuses flowering along his upper shoulder supporting a flask. His face displays a serene expression with downcast eyes. His blue-coloured hair is coiffed in a chignon secured with a tiara.

6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
Provenance
Property from the Collection of the late Molly Van Loon (1921-2000).
Literature
‘The Molly van Loon Collection of Buddhist Art’, Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria, 14 September – 28 October 1989, pp. 9, no. 4(a)
Post lot text
A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF MAITREYA
TIBET, LATE 16TH CENTURY

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