Asian Art

Head of Buddha

670–690 CE

Stone

3 11/16 × 2 3/8 in. (9.3 × 6 cm)
3 11/16 × 2 3/8 × 2 1/2 in. (9.3 × 6 × 6.3 cm)
Gift of the Associates in Fine Arts, May 1930
1930.248
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Tang dynasty (618–907 C.E.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Yamanaka & Co. New York; purchased in 1930 by the Associates in Fine Arts, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.

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