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A LIMESTONE BUDDHA HEAD, NORTHERN QI DYNASTY

£ 40,000

Reference
1102
£40,000
Of Qingzhou type, Shangdong Province

Stylistically similar to the Qingzhou hoard of buddhist stone sculptures, discovered in 1996, which had lain buried since the twelfth century at the site of the Longxing Temple in Qingzhou, Shandong Province.
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Year Circa 549 - 577
Provenance Hong Kong collection
Literature Return of the Buddha, The Qingzhou Discoveries, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2002, a standing Buddha, cat. no. 21., page 125.
Condition Excavated fragment