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: Guardian figure

Guardian figure

Type
Figure: guardian
Historical period(s)
Kamakura period, 1185-1333
Medium
Wood
Dimension(s)
H: 233.5 cm (91 15/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1949.21
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture
Keyword(s)
Buddhism, cryptomeria, Japan, Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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