||Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad
|Period / Year of Work
||Seated figure of Maitreya Buddha in contemplation. He sits cross
legged, one hand resting on his legs with open palm and the
other showing the figures downward. A prominent protrusion on
||A 28.5 cms high image is also are presentation of Maitreya
belonging to the 19th century. Here also he sits in padmasana
with the right hand in the earth touching posture (Bhoomi
Sparsha mudra)but the left hand placed in the lap has only the
posture of holding the nectar pot, the actual pot is absent.
The crown is shaped like a bud and the figure wears ornaments.
The pedestal is plain and there is no nimbus.