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