Buddha head

Chinese Collection

Accession Nr.: 2435
Type: sculpture; religious or cult object; stone carving
Date of production:
9th–10th centuries
Tang dynasty
Place of production:
Acquisition: bequest of Zoltán Felvinczi Takács
Materials: sandstone
Dimensions: height: 42.5 cm
width: 32 cm
depth: 32 cm
tömeg: 15 kg
This large, oval head is closely topped with finely worked knots of hair, which have been severely eroded over time. The plump face has quite delicate features.