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A STONE HEAD OF A BODHISATTVA
SUI DYNASTY (AD 581-618)
The face is carved with small mouth and heavy-lidded eyes below the curve of the deeply incised brows. The hair is drawn up under a diadem of swagged bead strands and large flower-shaped ornaments, and the ears are adorned with earrings. A small rectangular socket is carved in the back of the head.
6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high, wood stand
Provenance
Private collection, Japan, acquired prior to 1930.

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