Attendant Bodhisattva


Not on view

The figure's posture suggests that this sculpture represents a bodhisattva who served as an attendant to a Buddha or some other transcendent figure. It was most likely part of a larger group of figures depicting various members of the Buddhist pantheon.

Attendant Bodhisattva, Wood (foxglove) with traces of  pigment; single-woodblock construction, China

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