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Daiitoku myoo, the Wisdom King of Great Awe-inspiring Power

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Provenance

1905 purchased by Okakura Kakuzo in Japan for the Museum

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Daiitoku myoo zazo

Japanese, late Heian period, 12th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 37: no. 27

Dimensions

87.9 cm (34 5/8 in) (height of figure)

Accession Number

05.228.1-2

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with polychrome and gold; split-and-joined construction

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture