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Japanese Sculpture

"Japanese Sculpture"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 11  February 6, 2018 (Tue) - April 15, 2018 (Sun)

  
Standing Juichimen Kannon Bosatsu (Ekadasamukha), Formerly preserved at Tonomine, Nara, Tang dynasty, 7th century (Important Cultural Propert)

This gallery introduces the history of sculptural art in Japan through prototypical wood-sculptures featuring examples dating from the Heian and Kamakura periods, the zenith of Japanese sculpture.

Current exhibit includes:
Standing Juichimen Kannon Bosatsu (Ekadasamukha), Formerly preserved at Tonomine, Nara, Tang dynasty, 7th century (Important Cultural Propert)
Standing Fudo Myo'o (Acalanatha), Heian period, 11th century (Gift of Mr. Okano Tetsusaku)
Standing Kichijo Ten (Mahasri), Formerly owned by Omiya Jinja, Kameoka-shi, Kyoto, Heian period, 10th century