BIG SKULPTUR OF THE BODHISATTVA MAITREYA

Starting price:€12 000
Auction date:03.06.2017   15:00
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Lot 182BIG SKULPTUR OF THE BODHISATTVA MAITREYA
LARGE SCULPTURE OF THE BODHISATTVA MAITREYA
Catalog number: VS0617-182
Grey Slate
Gandhara
3. to 4. Century.
HEIGHT 106 CM
Very stressed, frontally aligned representation of the standing Maitreya in Gandhara, the earliest Buddha representations, and in the Bactrian Metrago Boudo was called. The sculpture of the Bodhisattva in the time for early-time well-known Form in loose-wrinkled robe dressed, a shoulder, and with jewelry chains hung. The facial features of the young male, full, wavy flowing back hair and the Ushnisha of the Buddha is very similar to hair knots. Overall, the appearance is typical for the elitist Status of a Mahapurusha. A forearm is missing, the other is fragmentary, the recognize for Maitreya designated vessel with the amrta giving the elixir is its Form. Maitreya, the "Buddha of the Future," Relief is bloßfüßig on a rectangular base with the front side of the Lotus flower. The circular Halo is obtained as a Fragment.

Starting price: € 12.000
Estimate price: € 19.200 - 30.000
Expertise: Wolmar PIP
From the collection of a French noble family, which goes back to Évariste Regis Huc Évariste Regis Huc (1813 – 1860), a French missionary and Explorer who became world-famous through his crossing of the Mongolia, Tibet and China. He is also likely to be the first Europeans to have been reached in 1846, Lhasa. The collection was recorded in 1967 in a systematic and documented, however without further details of when the objects were acquired. 法國貴族家舊藏。原來被有名冒險家,傳教士Évariste Regis Huc (1813 – 1860) 帶回歐洲。這位收藏家於19世紀中期在蒙古,西藏以及中國大量旅遊,很有可能他作為第一個歐洲人於1846年進去拉薩市。他的亞洲美術品收藏於1967年被仔細紀錄及敘述,雖然他原來拿到大部分單獨藏品的材料很難找到
A good, iconographic same example of law of a similar size (102 cm) in the Museum of Taxila, Pakistan

The numbers 186 – 195 offer rare sculptures and bas-Reliefs from Gandhara, former West - India, Pakistan today. Gandhara, a province in the ancient Graeco-Bactrian Kingdom. The Hellenistic influence came there because of the campaign of Alexander d. Gr. In Gandhara (in addition to the Indian Mathura), the first Buddha-portraits of history. You are unique in your blend between Indian and Greek-Roman style, and interestingly has also held the then-developed iconography of the representations unchanged to this day. Buddha depictions from Gandhara count among the great rarities in the art market.
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