Head of a Bodhisattva

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    14th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Cast iron with traces of polychrome and gilt
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 26 x 19.8 x 16.8 cm (10 1/4 x 7 13/16 x 6 5/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer ((1875-1959) and (1887-1970))
    Mrs. Ruth Meyer Epstein (1921-2007)
  • Provenance

    To 1970
    Eugene Meyer (1875-1959) and Agnes E. Meyer (1887-1970), Washington, DC, and Mt. Kisco, NY [1]
    To 1992
    Ruth Meyer Epstein, Scarsdale, NY, given by her parents, Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer [2]
    From 1992
    Freer Gallery of Art, given by Ruth Meyer Epstein in 1992 [3]
    [1] According to information included in “Page Report,” dated December 1, 1993, in object file.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See Ruth M. Epstein’s Deed of Gift, dated June 9, 1992, in object file.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Ruth Meyer Epstein
  • Type

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