April 2015 Asiatische Kunst → An iron head of a bodhisattva
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Dark brown patinated iron. The well-proportioned face framed by long hair dressed in soft waves around the head and tied to a high chignon on top with a miniature buddha on a lotus throne in the headdress. Mounted to a black metal base. H. 20 cm.