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LOT 0391

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Gandharan Standing Bodhisattva Statue

1st-3rd century AD

A carved schist statue of Bodhisattva Maitreya standing, wearing a loose mantle and dhoti, with floral collar and draped festoon to the neck, decorative band to the upper arm; mounted on a custom-made stand. 34 kg, 67cm including stand (27 1/4"). Fine condition.

Private collection, South West London; acquired before 2000.

See Jongeward, D. Buddhist Art of Gandhara in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2018, item 76 for type.