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Bodhisattva Maitreya

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Provenance

1937, sold by Ram Dass and Co., Rawalpindi, India, to the MFA for $515. (Accession Date: January 14, 1937)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Gandharan, Kushan period, 3rd century C.E.

Object Place

Gandhara, Northwestern Pakistan

Dimensions

Overall: 109.5 x 38.1 x 22.9 cm, 89.4 kg (43 1/8 x 15 x 9 in., 197.09 lb.) Mount (Vertical steel tube support with a welded steel plate): 98.4 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm (38 3/4 x 4 x 3 in.) Case (Reinforced wooden pedestal / side access opening 12" x 10"): 76.2 x 45.7 x 38.1 cm (30 x 18 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

37.99

Medium or Technique

Gray schist

Collections

Asia

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