Head of a bodhisattva mounted on a marble column

Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 619-907
Medium
Marble
Dimensions
H x W x D: 15.2 x 9.1 x 8.8 cm (6 x 3 9/16 x 3 7/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.340
Collection
Long-term loan
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.340.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Figure: bodhisattva head

Keywords
bodhisattva, Buddhism, China, Gellatly collection, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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