Three bronzes by Indian

Three bronzes of the Buddha, the Maitreya and a Bodhisattva, all seated on lion thrones, each with eye-balls of silver.

Details

Category:
Religious
Medium:
Bronze Dimensions: 23 cm
Acquired in:
1957
Presented by:
Louis C G Clarke through The Art Fund

They represent the continuation of the Ganhara tradition long after it had vanished.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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