Buddhist Art and Porcelains from Private Collections
Chinese Carved Stone Bodhisattva Head, Tang
A Chinese stone Buddhist figure's head, likely a bodhisattva, dating from the Tang dynasty on a wooden stand. The head wears an ornament over their top knot that features a seated Buddha figure, possibly Amoghasiddhi or ShakyamuniBuddha. Dimensions are: the head itself measures 7 3/4 inches tall X 3 1/2 inches wide, 19.7 cm X 8.9 cm, while the head with the stand measures 11 inches tall X 3 1/2 inches wide, 27.9 cm X 8.9 cm. All measurements are approximate.