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Chinese Buddhist Sculpture

"Chinese Buddhist Sculpture"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 1  April 20, 2021 (Tue) - April 24, 2022 (Sun)

Standing Buddha Triad (detail), 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 5 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
Highlight Seated Bodhisattva with One Leg Pendent and Four Attendants China Northern Qi dynasty, 6th century TC-63
Highlight Important Cultural Property Standing Buddha Triad China Eastern Wei dynasty, 6th century TC-646
Important Cultural Property Standing Bodhisattva From near Zhangzi county, Shanxi province, China Northern Qi dynasty, dated 552 Gift of Mr. Nezu Kaichiro, TC-375
Important Cultural Property Standing Avalokitesvara Hebei province, China Sui dynasty, dated 585 TC-376
Highlight 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