Nov 30, 2018
Nov 30, 2018
Nov 30, 2018

Head

Head

960–1279

Iron

Overall: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)

General Income Fund 1917.319

Description

The shaven head and face of this ascetic expresses character and personality. It may have once been part of a figure of a monk or lohan, an enlightened being with supernatural power.

See also
Department: 
Chinese Art
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Iron
Credit line: 
General Income Fund

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