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Chinese Buddhist Sculpture

"Chinese Buddhist Sculpture "

Toyokan Room 1  April 7, 2015 (Tue) - April 10, 2016 (Sun)

  
Standing Buddha Triad, China, Eastern Wei dynasty, 6th century (Important Cultural Property)

This section mainly features stone or gilt bronze Buddhist statues from about the 6th to the 8th century. The statues on display present the exquisite form of sculptures from the golden era of Buddhist statues in China.

Current exhibit includes:
Seated Bodhisattva with One Leg Pendent and Four Attendants, China, Northern Qi dynasty, 6th century
Head of Bodhisattva, Cave 14, Tianlongshan Caves, Shanxi province, China, Tang dynasty, 8th century (Gif of the Kumazawa Masayuki)
Standing Buddha Triad, China, Eastern Wei dynasty, 6th century (Important Cultural Property)
Ekadasamukha in a Niche, Baoqingsi temple, Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China, Tang dynasty, 8th century (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Mr. Hosokawa Moritatsu)