Highlights of Chinese Sculpture in the TNM Collection

"Highlights of Chinese Sculpture in the TNM Collection"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 14  December 1, 2020 (Tue) - February 21, 2021 (Sun)

  
Bodhisattva (detail), China, Eastern Wei dynasty, 6th century, Reportedly once owned by White Horse Temple (Baima Si), Luoyang

Featuring some of the more rarely exhibited works in the Museum’s collection, this thematic exhibition presents a fresh look at Chinese sculpture as it traces its development from early, minimalistic tomb figures to more naturalistic Buddhist sculpture of later periods.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 5 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Pedestal China Northern Qi dynasty, 559 TC-64
_MD_RECOMMEND Divine General China Tang dynasty, 8th century Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke, TG-652
_MD_RECOMMEND Bodhisattva China Eastern Wei dynasty, 6th century Reportedly once owned by White Horse Temple (Baima Si), Luoyang, TC-59
_MD_RECOMMEND Head of a Buddha Cave No. 18, Tianlongshan Grottoes, Shanxi Province, China Tang dynasty, 8th century Gift of Mr. Nezu Kaichirō, TC-92
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property The Eleven-Headed Bodhisattva Kannon China, Formerly passed down in Tōnomine, Nara Tang dynasty, 7th century C-304
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