Head of a Bodhisattva by Unknown Artist

The T'ang Dynasty head is said to have come from the temple at Luan Fu-Chang, Chihli, Hsien-Shansi in China.


Cast iron
91 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Oswald T Falk through The Art Fund

It is a colossal size and broken off from the figure at the neck with the face is covered with thin paint.


Dr G P Croft; Sotheby's, 1925; Oswald T Falk.

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