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An extremely rare and important limestone seated figure of a 'Pensive' Maitreya Northern Wei Dynasty, early 6th century | 北魏六世紀初 石灰岩雕交腳思惟菩薩像

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An extremely rare and important limestone seated figure of a 'Pensive' Maitreya Northern Wei Dynasty, early 6th century | 北魏六世紀初 石灰岩雕交腳思惟菩薩像

An extremely rare and important limestone seated figure of a 'Pensive' Maitreya Northern Wei Dynasty, early 6th century | 北魏六世紀初 石灰岩雕交腳思惟菩薩像

Property of a Gentleman

An extremely rare and important limestone seated figure of a 'Pensive' Maitreya

Northern Wei Dynasty, early 6th century

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北魏六世紀初 石灰岩雕交腳思惟菩薩像


61 cm

The body has old restored breaks, as clearly visible on the image of the reverse. There is rebuilding to two small areas: the top edge of the ‘bi’ disc and the lap. The facial features are well preserved.


照片背面可見舊修痕跡。腰間圓釦上方及大腿有小缺經填補。面部保存完好。


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Collection of Arthur B. Michael, Newton Center, MA (bequest of 1942).

Collection of Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, no. 1942:16.210.

Sotheby's New York, 20th March 2007, lot 503.

Collection of Norman A. Kurland.

Eskenazi Ltd, London.


Arthur B. Michael 收藏,Newton Center,麻薩諸塞州 (1942年遺贈)

奧爾布賴特.諾克斯美術館收藏,紐約水牛城,編號1942:16.210

紐約蘇富比2007年3月20日,編號503

Norman A. Kurland 收藏

埃斯卡納齊,倫敦

Andrew C. Ritchie, Catalogue of the Paintings and Sculpture in the Permanent Collection, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, 1949, p. 212, no. 209.

Steven A. Nash, with Katy Kline, Charlotta Kotik and Emese Wood, Albright-Knox Art Gallery: Painting and Sculpture from Antiquity to 1942, Buffalo, 1979, pp. 84-85.


Andrew C. Ritchie,《Catalogue of the Paintings and Sculpture in the Permanent Collection》,奧爾布賴特美術館,水牛城,1949年,頁212,編號209

Steven A. Nash、Katy Kline、Charlotta Kotik 及 Emese Wood,《Albright-Knox Art Gallery: Painting and Sculpture from Antiquity to 1942》,水牛城,1979年,頁84-85

Far Eastern Art in Upstate New York, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, Albany, Utica, Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo, 1976-1977, cat. no. 21 (illustrated).

Six Dynasties Art from the Norman A. Kurland Collection: Part Two, Eskenazi Ltd, London, 2018, cat. no. 17.


《Far Eastern Art in Upstate New York》,康乃爾大學強生美術館,綺色佳、奧爾巴尼、由提卡、雪城、羅徹斯特及水牛城,1976-1977年,編號21(插圖)

《Six Dynasties Art from the Norman A. Kurland Collection: Part Two》, 埃斯卡納齊,倫敦,2018年,編號17