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Buddhist Sculpture in the Round

Religious Art, Buddhism, Sculpture in the Round

Works of Art (63)

Arhat (luohan), Liao dynasty, ca. 1000, Hebei Province, China, Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze (21.76)
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin Pusa), Yuan dynasty, dated 1282, Probably Hebei Province, China, Wood (willow) with traces of pigment, single woodblock construction (34.15.1)
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara of the Lion's Roar or Simhanada Avalokiteshvara (Shi hou Guanyin Pusa), Ming dynasty, late 15th–16th century, China, Wood (poplar) with pigments, single woodblock construction (2000.270)
The Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara Seated in Royal Ease, Angkor period, late 10th–early 11th century, Cambodia, Copper alloy, silver inlay (1992.336)
The Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara Seated in Royal Ease, Angkor period, late 10th–early 11th century, Cambodia, Copper alloy, silver inlay (1992.336)
Bodhisattva Manjushri as Tikshna-Manjushri (Minjie Wenshu Pusa), Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403–24), China, Gilt brass, lost-wax cast (2001.59)
Bodhisattva Padmapani, Transitional period, 10th–11th century, Nepal, Copper alloy with gilding and semiprecious stones (1982.220.2)
Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), Northern Qi dynasty, ca. 550–60, Shanxi Province, China, Sandstone with pigments (65.29.4)
Buddha Maitreya (Mile), Northern Wei dynasty, dated 486, China, Gilt bronze with traces of pigment, piece-mold cast (26.123)
Buddha sheltered by a naga, Angkor period, 12th century, Cambodia, Bronze (1987.424.19ab)
Buddha Vairocana (Dari), Tang dynasty, early 8th century, China, Gilt leaded bronze, lost-wax cast (43.24.3)
Buddha, Gupta period, second half of 6th century, India (probably Bihar), Bronze (69.222)
Buddha, probably Amitabha (Amituo), Tang dynasty, early 7th century, China, Dry lacquer with traces of gilt and pigment (19.186)
Buddha, probably Shakyamuni (Shijiamouni), Sixteen Kingdoms period, late 4th–early 5th century, China, Gilt bronze, piece-mold cast (1974.268.8a–c)
Buddha, probably Vairochana (Piluzhena), Liao dynasty, early 11th century, China, Gilt bronze (2006.284)
Buddhist Disciple, Phra Sankachai, ca. late 17th century, Thailand, Bronze with traces of gilding; eyes inlaid with shell and garnet (2001.27)
Buddhist goddess Ushnishavijaya (Zun Shengfomu), Qing dynasty, late 17th–early 18th century, China, Gilt brass, lost-wax cast (2007.75a, b)
Buddhist Guardian Mahabala, Eastern Javanese period, 11th century, Indonesia (Java), Bronze (1995.570.4)
Dainichi Nyorai (Mahā-vairochana), Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Wood with gold leaf and lacquer (26.118)
Enthroned Buddha, ca. 600, Northern Pakistan (Gilgit Kingdom), Gilt brass inlaid with silver and copper (2011.19)
Fasting Siddhartha, Kushan period, ca. 3rd century, Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara), Schist (1987.218.5)
Fierce Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of Transcendent Wisdom, 10th century, Nepal, Gilt copper alloy with color and gold paint (1982.220.13)
Figure of Bodhidharma, Ming dynasty, 17th century, China, Porcelain (Dehua ware) (63.176)
Four deities from a Vajradhatu (Diamond World) Mandala, Eastern Javanese period, fourth quarter of 10th–first half of 11th century, Indonesia (Java, Nganjuk), Bronze (1987.142.5, 7-9)
Four-armed Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion, ca. second quarter of 8th century, Prakhon Chai, Buriram Province, Thailand, Bronze with high tin content; silver and black-glass or obsidian inlay in eyes (67.234)
Great Teacher Marpa, early 12th century, Tibet, Bronze with copper and silver inlays and gold plugs (1995.176)
Head of a bodhisattva, 5th–6th century; Afghanistan, probably from Hadda, Clay or terracotta, garnet (1986.2)
Head of a Buddha, second half of 6th century, Angkor Borei, Cambodia, Stone (2005.512)
Lunette with Buddha surrounded by adorants, 5th–6th century, Hadda, Afghanistan, Stucco (2005.314)
Miniature pagoda, early Nara period, ca. 767, Japan, Wood (1975.268.150ab)
Model of a stupa (Buddhist shrine), ca. 4th century, Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Bronze (1985.387ab)
Panjara Mahakala, late 14th–early 15th century, Tibet, Steatite with color and gilding (L.1994.6.5)
Pensive Bodhisattva, Three Kingdoms period, mid-7th century, Korea, Gilt bronze (2003.222)
Roundel with Karma Lineage, 16th century, Tibet, Ivory (2003.495)
Seated Amitayus, 17th–18th century, Mongolia, Gilt bronze (1992.193.1)
Seated arhat (Buddhist saint), 14th century, Tibet, Stone with color (1994.93)
Seated Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion, Anuradhapura period, ca. late 7th–first half of 8th century, Sri Lanka, Bronze (1987.142.65)
Seated bodhisattva, Yuan dynasty, late 13th–early 14th century; Qingbai ware, China, Probably from kilns in the vicinity of Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, Porcelain with relief decoration under bluish white glaze (51.166)
Seated Buddha Akshobhya (?), the Imperturbable Buddha of the East, 9th–10th century, Tibet, Gilt copper (1995.106)
Seated Buddha Amoghasiddhi, the Transcendent Buddha of the North, late 10th–early 11th century, India (Himachal Pradesh, ancient kingdoms of Tibet), Silver and bronze with copper inlay and traces of gold foil (1984.211)
Seated Buddha, 15th century; Sukhothai style, Thailand, Bronze (2002.131)
Seated Buddha, 8th–early 9th century, Burma; Pyu kingdom, Bronze (2006.53)
Seated Crowned and jeweled Buddha, Pala period, late 10th century; Kurkihar style, Bihar, India, Bronze with silver, lapis lazuli, and rock-crystal inlays (1993.311 ab)
Seated Transcendent Buddha Vairochana, Central Javanese period, ca. late 9th century, Indonesia, Java, Bronze (1987.142.23)
Standing Amoghapasa Lokeshvara, 14th–15th century, Nepal, Wood with traces of gesso and color (1982.247)
Standing Bodhisattva Maitreya, the Buddha of the Future, 9th–10th century, Nepal, Copper alloy with gilding and color (1982.220.12)
Standing bodhisattva, 8th–9th century, Nepal, Gilt copper alloy (1981.59)
Standing Brahma, Angkor period, ca. first quarter of 10th century; Khmer style of the Bakheng, Cambodia, Stone (36.96.3)
Standing Buddha Offering Protection, late 5th century, India (Uttar Pradesh, Mathura), Red sandstone (1979.6)
Standing Buddha, 8th–9th century; Mon style, Thailand, Bronze with high tin content, or silver alloy (1993.387.6)
Standing Buddha, ca. late 6th century, Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Bronze (1981.188ab)
Standing Buddha, Pagan period, 12th–13th century, Burma, Bronze with silver inlay (1993.235.1)
Standing Buddha, Polonnaruva period, 11th–12th century, Sri Lanka, Gilt bronze (1993.387.8)
Standing Buddha, Unified Silla dynasty, 8th century, Korea, Gilt bronze (12.37.136)
Standing four-armed Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion, ca. 9th century; Peninsular or Shrivijaya style, Thailand, Bronze (1982.64)
Standing Parvati, Chola period, ca. first quarter of 10th century, Tamil Nadu, India, Copper alloy (57.51.3)
Standing Tara, 14th century, Nepal, Gilt copper alloy with color, inlaid with semiprecious stones (66.179)
Standing Vajrapani, Licchavi period, 6th–7th century, Nepal, Copper alloy (L.1993.51.5)
Statue of Kashyapa, Joseon dynasty, dated 1700, Korea, Wood with polychrome (42.25.8)
Stele with Buddha Dipankara (Randeng), Northern Wei dynasty, dated 489–495, Shanxi Province, China, Sandstone with pigment 65.29.3)
Torso of a monumental bodhisattva, ca. 5th century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, probably Sahri Bahlol workshop, Schist (1995.419)
Zaō Gongen, Heian period, 11th century, Japan, Gilt bronze (1975.268.155)