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19th Century Bodhisattva Bust on Wooden Pedestal

Item Details

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.

Condition

- corrosion and oxidation consistent with age; appears to be missing parts of sculpture on top and verso.

Dimensions

12.0" W x 49.75" H x 12.0" D

- measured including the stand; bust measures is 8" W x 12.5" H x 5.5" D.

Item #

17CIN085-028

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