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Bodhisattva, one of a pair


Artist Unknown (China)


late 6th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G200
Bodhisattva, one of a pair, Artist Unknown (China)
: Gift of Chinese Sculpture
: Chinese Buddhist Sculpture: A Figure of Kuan-Shih-Yin
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Medium: Sculpture | White marble
Size: 27 in. (68.58 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 6th century, Northern Ch'i or Sui dynasty
Physical Description: Standing Bodhisattva of white marble, right arm broken off below shoulder, left above wrist. Figure wears narrow scarf tied in x-like form at waist, and skirt whose upper edge falls over in narrow peplum effect over girdle. Elaborate jewelled necklace and
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Augustus L. Searle
Accession Number: 42.4.2
Added to Site: February 28, 2009