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

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

Provenance

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




Exhibitions at V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)

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