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Art of the Western Regions

"Art of the Western Regions"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3  September 29, 2020 (Tue) - November 8, 2020 (Sun)

Jivajiva (Legendary bird), Yotkan, ChinaŌtani collection, 5th century

This part introduces art of the Western Regions (Central Asia) from about the 1st to the 10th century, with a focus on Buddhist art. The highlight of this part is the rich variety of works with high artistic and historical significance.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 2 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Jivajiva (Legendary bird) Yotkan, China, Ōtani collection 5th century TC-489
_MD_RECOMMEND Head of a Buddha Khotan, China, Ōtani collection 3rd-4th century TC-456