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9. A superb cold gold painted head of a Bodhisattva
Tibet
circa 14th-15th Century
Height: 4 ½” (11cm)

A superb cold gold painted head of a Bodhisattva

The golden skinned Bodhisattva’s face gazes calmly at the viewer – the eyes exquisitely painted in lapis and pigment above an elongated nose, small mouth and well modelled chin. Nose tip repaired.



Detail: side view
Detail: alternate view
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