Figure of Bodhisattva

Popular in East Asia, this bodhisattva has vowed to deliver all beings from the suffering of the multiple courts of hell. He is usually shown holding a wish-fulfilling jewel and a staff.

Date/Period
Tang dynasty (618-906)
Region
China
Dimension
Object size: 104.7 x 52 x 30.5 cm (With stand), Object size: 84.2 x 51 x 26 cm (Without stand)
Accession No.
2000-03530
Material
Greyish stone
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Sculpture