1912 purchased from Tamai Kyûjirô, dealer in Nara, by Francis Gardner Curtis and Okakura Kakuzô.
Special Chinese and Japanese Fund
Japanese, Heian period, late 8th–early 9th century
Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 33: no. 4
Overall (Figure standing on base): 224.8 x 86.4 x 86.4 cm (88 1/2 x 34 x 34 in.)
Medium or Technique
Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) with polychrome; single woodblock construction