Figure of a bodhisattva fragment (head) - ROM2006_7683_2


Figure of a bodhisattva fragment (head)

Medium:Carved limestone with polychrome pigment
Geography: China
Date: 916-1234 AD
Period: Liao-Jin Dynasty
31 x 25 x 26 cm
Object number: 921.31.12
Credit Line: The George Crofts Collection, Gift of Mr. D. A. Dunlap
On view
Gallery Location:Matthews Family Court of Chinese Sculpture
DescriptionFull oval face, downcast eyes, aquiline nose (end broken off), small pursed mouth, small U-shaped chin.  Elongated ear lobes, elaborate hair-do with small crown on top of the head held in place by a band with three Jewels" and long tassels hanging behind the ears.
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