Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore

high-definition creative commons photographs from the Indian, Chinese and Korean collection at the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, together with further information.

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Gandhara (3rd-4th centuries)

01 Prince Siddhartha, 3c

01 Prince Siddhartha, 3c

02 Bodhisattva during his Austerities, 3c

02 Bodhisattva during his Austerities, 3c

03 Buddha Teaching with Donors Worshipping, 3c

03 Buddha Teaching with Donors Worshipping, 3c

04 Renunciation, Fight with Mara and First Teaching, 3c

04 Renunciation, Fight with Mara and First Teaching, 3c

05 Descent to Sankasya, 3c

05 Descent to Sankasya, 3c

06 Stupas above, Buddha below, 2-3c

06 Stupas above, Buddha below, 2-3c

07 Buddha worshipped by Gods and Men

07 Buddha worshipped by Gods and Men

08 Buddha Teaching 1, 4c

08 Buddha Teaching 1, 4c

09 Buddha Teaching 2, 4c

09 Buddha Teaching 2, 4c

10 Salabhanjikas

10 Salabhanjikas

11 Lokesvara

11 Lokesvara

 

China (6th-7th centuries)

12 Buddha, Avalokitesvara and Maitreya, 6c

12 Buddha, Avalokitesvara and Maitreya, 6c

13 Buddhas Sakyamuni and Prabhutaratana, 6c

13 Buddhas Sakyamuni and Prabhutaratana, 6c

14 Bodhisattva Torso Only, 7c

14 Bodhisattva Torso Only, 7c

15 Stele with Buddha and Maitreya, 6c

15 Stele with Buddha and Maitreya, 6c

16 Buddha and Two Bodhisattvas, 6c

16 Buddha and Two Bodhisattvas, 6c

 

Korea (17th-19th centuries)

17 Silk Lion Emboidery

17 Silk Lion Emboidery

18 Guardian Dieties, 18c

18 Guardian Dieties, 18c

19 Nectar for Hungry Ghosts

19 Nectar for Hungry Ghosts

20 9th King of Hell, 19c

20 9th King of Hell, 19c

21 10th King of Hell, 19c

21 10th King of Hell, 19c

 

Chinese Secular Works (19th-20th centuries)

22 Fan with Court Scenes

22 Fan with Court Scenes

23 Cabinet

23 Cabinet

24 Tea Tray

24 Tea Tray

25 Door Panel

25 Door Panel

26 Mother of Pearl Plate

26 Mother of Pearl Plate

27 Mother of Pearl Treasure Chest

27 Mother of Pearl Treasure Chest

28 Mother of Pearl Casket

28 Mother of Pearl Casket

29 Metal Casket

29 Metal Casket

30 Elaborate Seat

30 Elaborate Seat

 

Photographs by Anandajoti Bhikkhu

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