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Gilt Bronze Statues from Southeast Asia

"Gilt Bronze Statues from Southeast Asia"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 12  June 24, 2020 (Wed) - May 16, 2021 (Sun)

Standing Buddha, varavati period, 7th-8th century

This part focuses on Southeast Asian gilt bronze statues of gods and Buddhist deities from the 7th to 13th century. The statues are made using the lost–wax casting process, and therefore they have common qualities in their plasticity and smoothness of form.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 6 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Standing Buddha Thailand Dvaravati period, 7th-8th century TC-745
_MD_RECOMMEND Buddha Seated on a Pedestal Indonesia Central Java period, ca. 8th century TC-746
_MD_RECOMMEND Seated Mahavairocana Indonesia Central Java period, 9th-10th century TC-748
_MD_RECOMMEND Finial for a Shaft in the Shape of Naga Bakong, Cambodia, Acquired through exchange with l'École française d'Extrême-Orient Angkor period, 12th century TE-800
_MD_RECOMMEND Standing Buddha Sri Lanka Polonnaruwa period, 12th-13th century TC-744
_MD_RECOMMEND Standing Cakrasamvara with Consort Nepal or Tibet, China 15th–16th century Gift of Mr. Hattori Shichibei TC-192