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Sculptures from India and Gandhara

"Sculptures from India and Gandhara"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3  June 29, 2021 (Tue) - July 3, 2022 (Sun)

Seated Buddha
Kushan dynasty, 2nd-3rd century

This part mainly features Buddhist statues from Gandhara (northwestern Pakistan) and Mathura (northern, central India) from the 2nd to the 5th century. The wide variety of sculptures on display is a notable feature.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 5 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
Highlight Seated Buddha Gandhara, Pakistan Kushan dynasty, 2nd-3rd century TC-80
Highlight Worship of the Bowl; Cross-legged Bodhisattvas Afghanistan 3rd-4th century Gift of Ms. Yano Tsuruko, TC-728
Highlight Preaching Buddha Gandhara, Pakistan Kushan dynasty, 3rd century TC-752
Highlight Sakyamuni with the Eight Great Bodhisattvas India Pala dynasty, 9th century Gift of Mr. Kunizuka Kazunori, TC-462
Highlight Fragment of Relief Sculpture: Yakshini Pakistan Kushan dynasty, 2nd-3rd century Gift of Mr. Kato Hiroshi, TC-583