Lot 1430: Indian Very Large Standing Maitreya
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 20th century AD. A large standing oolitic limestone statue of Maitreya, hair pulled up into bun on top of head, diadem at brow; moustache and elongated ears with drum shaped earrings, flowing hair to the nape of the neck and halo behind head; broad collar to the neck decorated with flowers and roundels, three strings of necklaces with amulets falling over chest; armlet to right arm and sash over left shoulder falling to waist; long flowing robes falling to feet with anklets; base decorated with large building, possibly a stupa, with central opening and three worshippers to the side and with column in the corner; mounted on a custom made stand. 177 kg, 147cm including stand (58"). Property of a North London collector; acquired on the London art market.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.