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Chinese Buddhist Sculpture

"Chinese Buddhist Sculpture"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 1  June 24, 2020 (Wed) - April 18, 2021 (Sun)

  
Standing Buddha Triad, 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.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 10 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Seated Buddha China Sixteen Kingdoms period, 4th century TC-640
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Standing Mahasthamaprapta China Sui dynasty, 6th century TC-652
_MD_RECOMMEND Seated Bodhisattva with One Leg Pendent and Four Attendants China Northern Qi dynasty, 6th century TC-63 On exhibit through November 1, 2020
Head of a Bodhisattva Cave No. 10, Tianlongshan Grottoes, Shanxi Province, China Tang dynasty, 8th century Gift of Mr. Nezu Kaichiro TC-91 On exhibit through November 15, 2020
Head of a Buddha Cave No. 16, Tianlongshan Grottoes, Shanxi Province, China Northern Qi dynasty, 6th century Private collection On exhibit from November 17, 2020
Head of a Buddha Possibly Cave No. 18, Tianlongshan Grottoes, Shanxi Province, China Tang dynasty, 8th century Gift of Mr. Nezu Kaichiro TC-92 On exhibit through November 15, 2020
Head of a Buddha Longmen Grottoes, Henan Province, China Tang dynasty, 7th–8th century Private collection On exhibit from November 17, 2020
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Standing Buddha Triad China Eastern Wei dynasty, 6th century TC-646
Head of a Bodhisattva Binyangdong Caves, Longmen Grottoes, Henan province, China Northern Wei dynasty, 6th century TC-465
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Ekadasamukha in a Niche Baoqingsi temple, Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China Tang dynasty, 8th century Gift of Mr. Hosokawa Moritatsu TC-719