Bodhisattva Maitreya

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

On View

South and Southeast Asian Art Gallery (Gallery 176)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

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