23 September 2004
Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
A Large Sandstone Head of Buddha*
Thailand, 16th Century
The ovoid face sensitively carved with finely detailed facial features, gracefully arched brows, long acquiline nose and bow-shaped mouth, the hair arranged in rows of tight curls, with few remains of lacquer in recessed areas
16½ in. (41.8 cm.) high
Collection of Nina and Gordon Bunshaft, Bequest of Nina Bunshaft, 1994.
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