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Head of Harihara

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

On View
  • Period

    mid 10th century
  • Geography

  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 27.6 x 19.3 x 17.2 cm (10 7/8 x 7 5/8 x 6 3/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    ?-at least 1968
    William H. Wolff, Inc., New York, NY, method of acquisition unknown [1]
    From at least 1968-1987
    Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987), probably purchased from William H. Wolff, Inc. [2]
    From 1987
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Dr. Arthur M. Sackler [3]
    [1] See photograph in object file, “WM. H. WOLFF INC.” stamp with annotation noting the stock number “02/660A” on verso. The photograph is undated.
    [2] See note 1. See also the “Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Gift Inventory,” number L68.13.20, copy in object file. In 1968, Arthur M. Sackler loaned the sculpture to the Brooklyn Museum, where the museum assigned it the loan number of “L68.13.20.”
    [3] Pursuant to the agreement between Dr. Arthur M. Sackler and the Smithsonian Institution, dated July 28, 1982, legal title of the donated objects was transferred to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery on September 11, 1987.
    Researched updated October 19, 2022
  • Collection

    Arthur M. Sackler Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    William H. Wolff, Inc. (1906-1991)
    Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
  • Type

  • On View

    Sackler: Level 2 Elevator Lobby
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