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Room 47e: Chinese Sculpture

Chinese Sculpture


Buddhism travelled from India into China during the 1st century AD, becoming  part of Chinese life and culture alongside the other established belief systems. Statues and Buddhist-related figures like these were commissioned by followers and used during worship. The V&A's exquisite collection of Chinese Buddhist sculpture can be viewed in this gallery.

Room 47e is on Level 1 of the V&A South Kensington.

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