19th Century Bodhisattva Bust on Wooden Pedestal
A bodhisattva bust presented on a wooden pedestal. This piece features the cast iron bust of a bodhisattva, a Buddhist person who could reach nirvana but has instead devoted their life to helping others achieve enlightenment. The bust appears to have at one time been a part of a larger sculpture, and this piece was attached to a metal rod and is presented on a tall wooden pedestal.
- corrosion and oxidation consistent with age; appears to be missing parts of sculpture on top and verso.
- measured including the stand; bust measures is 8" W x 12.5" H x 5.5" D.