4 1/2 x 3 in.
Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020
Purchased by David P. Harris from Gump's, San Francisco, in 1967. Excavated near old Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Brad Hostetler, with Ani Parnagian, "From Private to Public: The Collection of David P. Harris," in Ethiopian Objects in the Blick-Harris Study Collection: Art, Context, and the Persistence of Form, eds. Brad Hostetler, and Lynn Jones, Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art & Architecture 8, no. 1 (Spring 2022): 5–25. https://digital.kenyon.edu/perejournal/vol8/iss1/1/
The bronze head, excavated near old Chiang Mai, Thailand, has an even turquoise-colored patination. Strongly modeled and excellently sculpted, the piece displays the stylistic characteristics of Chiang Saen Period.