Maitreya, the Future Buddha

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, Second half of the 18th century
Medium
Gilt copper, turquoise, and traces of original pigments
Dimensions
H x W: 70 x 40.5 cm (27 9/16 x 15 15/16 in)
Geography
Mongolia, probably Dolonnor
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2011.11
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Buddha, casting, gilding, inlay, Mongolia, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alice S. Kandell

Published References
  • Marylin M. Rhie Robert A.F. Thurman. A Shrine for Tibet: The Alice S. Kandell Collection. New York and London. I-12, 72-73.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum