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Buddhist Art of Korea

"Buddhist Art of Korea"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 10  September 22, 2021 (Wed) - April 10, 2022 (Sun)

  
Reliquary with Three-Storied Pagodas, Reportedly found on Mount Namsan, Gyeongju, Korea, Unified Silla dynasty, 8th century (Important Art Object, Gift of the Ogura Foundation)

Buddhism began to spread on the Korean Peninsula during the 4th and 5th centuries. This section introduces Buddhist art from the Three Kingdoms period (57 BC–668 AD), the Unified Silla dynasty (669–935), and the Goryeo dynasty (935–1392), including gilt-bronze statues, bricks, roof tiles, and ritual implements.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 4 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Art Object Reliquary with Three-Storied Pagodas Reportedly found on Mount Namsan, Gyeongju, Korea Unified Silla dynasty, 8th century Gift of the Ogura Foundation, TJ-5355
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Art Object Octagonal Stupa Reportedly found in Gwangyang, Korea Unified Silla dynasty, 8th–9th century Gift of the Ogura Foundation, TJ-5363
_MD_RECOMMEND Seated Bodhisattva with One Leg Pendent Korea Three Kingdoms period, 7th century Myoudenji Temple, Kyoto (Yase)
_MD_RECOMMEND Gong with a Year Inscription By Han Jungseo, Korea Goryeo dynasty, 1213 TE-814
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