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Chinese Buddhist Sculpture

"Chinese Buddhist Sculpture"

Toyokan Room 1  April 9, 2019 (Tue) - April 12, 2020 (Sun)

Standing Avalokitesvara, China, Northern Wei dynasty, dated 524

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 Buddha, China, Sixteen Kingdoms period, 4th century
Seated Bodhisattva with One Leg Pendent and Four Attendants, China, Northern Qi dynasty, 6th century
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)

List of Exhibits 1results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
Lion China Five Dynasties period-Liao dynasty, 10th century Gift of Mr. Takeyoshi Michikazu TC-707 On exhibit from September 10, 2019