AN IMPORTANT GREY SCHIST HEAD OF A BUDDHIST DEITY, SUI OR TANG DYNASTY
The face skillfully carved with a serene expression, wearing a tiara with associated hairbands
China, 6th-10th century
Dimensions: Height 19 cm without base and 33 cm with base
Condition: Extensive wear and weathering, losses, smaller breakages, fragments of old white paint remaining
Provenance: Indian private collection.