Head Of A Buddha
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.53.47
Title
Head of a Buddha
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
head, sculpture
Date
550 - 577
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Hebei province
Period
Six Dynasties period, Northern Qi dynasty, 550-577
Culture
Chinese
Location
Level 1, Room 1610, Buddhist Sculpture, Buddhism and Early East Asian Buddhist Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
White marble. From Dingzhou, Hebei province.
Dimensions
H. 36 x W. 25 x D. 21.5 cm (14 3/16 x 9 13/16 x 8 7/16 in.)
Provenance
Grenville L. Winthrop, New York (by 1943), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.53.47
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

32Q: 1610 Buddhist Art I, Harvard Art Museums, 11/01/2014

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

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