Head of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara
On View: Asian Galleries, North, 2nd floor (Japan)
11 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2in. (29.2 x 19.1 x 19.1cm)
mount (deck mount display dims, new in 2021): 12 1/2 × 7 × 7 in. (31.8 × 17.8 × 17.8 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Georgia and Michael de Havenon
Prior to 1990, provenance not yet documented; before 1990, acquired by Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes, Paris, France; 1990, purchased from Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes by Georgia and Michael de Havenon of New York, NY; 1995, gift of Georgia and Michael de Havenon to the Brooklyn Museum.
Head of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, 10th century. Gray sandstone, 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2in. (29.2 x 19.1 x 19.1cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Georgia and Michael de Havenon, 1995.180.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.180.1_front_PS6.jpg)
front, 1995.180.1_front_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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