A statue of the future Buddha (Maitreya) [Early 18th century]

A statue of the future Buddha (Maitreya). Jampa. བྱམས་པ་ (Wylie byams pa) or Lord Maitreya Jampé Gönpo བྱམས་པ་མགོན་པོ་ (Wylie byams pa'i mgon po). 10 x 16.5 cm . Creation dates: Early 18th century. Date suggested by current owner.

Custodial history: An item owned by the family of Buchen Pema Tsewang and passed down through generations of Lama Mani in Tibet. Following his death the material has been handed down to his son Pema Choephel who is not a practising Lama Manipa.

Extent and format of original material: One statue.

Owner(s) of original material: Pema Choephel. Material inherited from his late father, the Lama Manipa Buchen Pema Tsewang.