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sculpture HEAD OF BUDDHA
Burma/Myanmar
Carved wood, painted, gilded
h. 16.5 cm.
Gift of Konrad and Sarah Bekker, 1987
BC87.01.25.00

Bronze head of Buddha, which has at one time been lacquered and golded. Traces of mirror work may be seen above his forehead. Said to have come from Twante, Southern Burma, but specific age and origin is unknown.