23rd Jun, 2022 10:00 EST

Collect: Asian Arts

 
  Lot 96
 

96

Three Chinese carved stone small heads

Possibly Tang dynasty and later, comprising a grey stone head of a Buddha on later wood stand; a white marble small head of a bodhisattva with traces of pigment on later wood stand; and a white marble head, possibly a Daoist deity, on later acrylic stand.

H: 5 1/8 in. (largest head, without stand)

PROVENANCE:

Property from a private collection, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

NOTE:

See a Tang dynasty sculpture of a Universal Buddha from the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, illustrated in Jackie Menzies, editor, "Buddha, Radiant Awakening," Sydney, 2001, p. 79, no. 53, with similar facial features to the third head

Sold for $1,764
Estimated at $1,000 - $1,500


 

Possibly Tang dynasty and later, comprising a grey stone head of a Buddha on later wood stand; a white marble small head of a bodhisattva with traces of pigment on later wood stand; and a white marble head, possibly a Daoist deity, on later acrylic stand.

PROVENANCE:

Property from a private collection, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

NOTE:

See a Tang dynasty sculpture of a Universal Buddha from the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, illustrated in Jackie Menzies, editor, "Buddha, Radiant Awakening," Sydney, 2001, p. 79, no. 53, with similar facial features to the third head

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