Bronze Seated Buddha 4. Bronze Seated Buddha Gandhara, Pakistan 3rd � 4th Century AD Bronze Height: 15cm
十一面観音立像（向源寺） Guanyin [ Kōgen-ji ] 9th century
Bodhisattva Maitreya, 2nd-3rd century, Pakistan: Ancient Gandhara, schist. Maitreya is a bodhisattva who is regarded as a future Buddha and successor to the historic Sakyamuni Buddha. Maitreya is typically depicted as seated, but Gandhara was widely known for production of standing Buddhist sculptures during this period. Made in Gandhara, in what is now Pakistan and Afghanistan, this sculpture reflects the international style that was present in this ancient kingdom. Gandhara was located…
Taxila, Pakistan in 150 BC
Stucco Seated Buddha Gandhara, Northwest Pakistan Hadda style 4th-5th century H. 52 cms, 20 ½ ins A large and exceptional stucco figure of Buddha, seated in dhyana (meditation)-mudra, wearing a sanghati covering both shoulders and legs, his head tilted slightly to the left, his face meditative and serene beneath a dimpled coiffure rising to a bun-shaped usnisha, with extensive traces of red pigment remaining.