Sep 28, 2012

Head of a Bodhisattva

Head of a Bodhisattva



Overall: 86.4 x 40.6 x 38.1 cm (34 x 16 x 15 in.)

Dudley P. Allen Fund 1923.54


Did you know?

The eyes and the hole in the forehead were originally set with semiprecious stones.


This large head of a Bodhisattva figure, an enlightened being that vowed to help humans on earth, was once part of a monumental sculpture in a public Buddhist setting.

See also
Chinese Art
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Credit line: 
Dudley P. Allen Fund

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