Head of a Bodhisattva

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Historical period(s)
Yuan or Ming dynasty, 1300-1500
Medium
Iron
Dimensions
H x W x D: 25.3 x 20.2 x 17.6 cm (9 15/16 x 7 15/16 x 6 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.338
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.338.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Head

Keywords
bodhisattva, Buddhism, casting, China, Gellatly collection, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Non-exclusive license