Statue of Maitreya, the Buddha of the Future, depicted as the Reassuring Maitreya"
Statue of Maitreya, the Buddha of the Future, depicted as the "Reassuring Maitreya". Sitting on a throne of woven cane, with the donor of the statue to the bottom left of the throne, Maitreya is clothed in elegant garments and fine jewellery. Detail. Country of Origin: Northwest Pakistan. Culture: Buddhist. Date/Period: Kushan period, 2nd-3rd C AD. Place of Origin: Gandhara. Material Size: Grey schist H: 58.5cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/Theresa McCullough Collection, London . Location: 16
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