Null Buddha head in sandstone

China, VI-VIIth century 

H.:18 cm

(0826 and 824…
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Buddha head in sandstone China, VI-VIIth century H.:18 cm (0826 and 824) Provenance : Hôtel Drouot, Piasa, December 9, 2009, lot n° 369.

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