Korean sculpture has a long history, and was exported abroad, primarily during the
Baekjeperiod to Japan, where Korean Buddhist sculptures from the seventh century still exist. In the main Korean sculptures were of wood, then stone, and then ceramics, with votive sculptures being of the greatest number. Smaller sculptures were also made in jade, gold and other metals. The greatest time for sculpture was in the time of Korean Buddhist art.
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