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Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 11  February 26, 2020 (Wed) - September 13, 2020 (Sun)

The Bodhisattva Monju (detail), Kamakura period, 13th century

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.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 7 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Bodhisattva Kamakura period, 13th century C-20
_MD_EXPLANATION Bodhisattva Asuka period, 7th century C-217
_MD_RECOMMEND The Bodhisattva Monju Kamakura period, 13th century C-23
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure The Deva Kōmokuten Heian period, 12th century Lent by Jōruriji Temple, Kyoto
Important Cultural Property The Buddha Dainichi Heian period, 11th–12th century C-311
_MD_EXPLANATION Important Cultural Property The Wisdom King Aizen Kamakura period, 13th century C-1858
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property The Bodhisattva Monju on His Lion with Attendants By Koen, Passed down at Kōfukuji Temple, Nara Kamakura period, 1273 (Bun'ei 10) C-1854
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