Attendant bodhisattva by Unknown Artist

Hollow standing figure covered with raised gesso decoration, painted and gilded.


Details

Medium:
Gilt & polychrome wood
Dimensions:
93 cm
Art Fund grant:
£100,000 ( Total: £150,000)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Eskenazi

Hands, feet and headdress are missing. From the Shanxi Province, Northern China.

Provenance

Paul Houo-Ming Tse, 1930; European private collection.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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