Head of Bodhisattva in high relief, with high headdress containing Amida figure

Historical period(s)
Period of Division, 386-535
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 45.5 × 23.1 × 22.7 cm (17 15/16 × 9 1/8 × 8 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1917.241
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Figure

Keywords
Amitabha Buddha, bodhisattva, Buddhism, China, dhyana mudra, Period of Division (220 - 589)
Provenance

To 1917
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [1]

From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1917 [2]

From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1189, pg. 276, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum