Bodhisattva

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China
AD 5th century ~ AD 5th century
  • Type
    Sculpture
  • Materials
    Sandstone
  • Measurements
    Width 46 cm Height 130 cm Length 57 cm
  • Creator name
    unknown
  • Creator date
    Unknown
  • Where it was made
    Yungang, cave 15 A, Shanxi Province
  • Time period
    AD 5th century ~ AD 5th century
  • Creation date
    5th Century; c. 470
  • Function
    The Bodhisattva was probably one of the sculptures ornamenting the Buddhist sanctuary of Yungang.
  • Acquisition
    The Bodhisattva was given to the Musée Cernuschi by Léon Wannieck in 1922.
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