Jammu and Kashmir, Maitreya

8th-9th century, Jammu  Kashmir, buddha of the future Maitreya sitting on a lion throne, brass with silver-inlaid eyes and urna

8th-9th century, Jammu Kashmir, buddha of the future Maitreya, brass with silver-inlaid eyes and urna, at the LACMA.

Maitreya is sitting on a lion throne with both legs resting on a lotus flower. The throne itself is supported by a lotus base. The small figure at the bottom is an attendant.

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