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Jikoku-ten, Guardian of the East, one of a set of four Shitenno (Guardian Figures)
1185-1333

Kamakura period

Wood and polychrome with gilt, crystal-inlaid eyes
H: 67.3 cm
Japan

F1977.19



The Freer|Sackler is closed for renovation and reinstallation. The popular exhibition Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan is still on view in the International Gallery. (Enter through the Ripley Center.) Join us for our reopening celebration on October 14–15, 2017.