Arts & Culture


Maitreya Buddha

unknown1700-1800 C.E

National Museum - New Delhi
National Museum - New Delhi

The richly bejeweled figure of maitreya seated in
vajraparyankasana on a flat pedestal is holding the vase of
nectar (amrita kumbha) with his two hands placed on his lap.

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  • Title: Maitreya Buddha
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: 1700-1800 C.E
  • Location: Indian Museum, Kolkata
  • Physical Dimensions: Brass, 18x11.2x7.5 cm.
  • Provenance: Arakan, Myanmar
  • Accession Number: 5045

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