Chinese Buddhist Figure by Unknown Artist

Seated figure of one of the Bodhisattva with an expression of meditation.

Details

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
175 cm
Art Fund grant:
£700 ( Total: £1,365)
Acquired in:
1919

Sculptured from joined wooden blocks. A recess between the shoulder blades may have served as a reliquary for jewels. Southern Sung Dynasty.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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