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Guardian Lion

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Provenance

From the Longmen caves, Luoyang, Henan Province from one of the following caves: Chih Yun-tung (Siren), Cave H (Chavannes) or Cave 9 (Sekino). From the caves at Longmen, Luoyang, Henan.

Credit Line

Rebecca Richardson Joslin Fund

Chinese, Tang dynasty, 680–81 A.D.

Object Place

Luoyang, Henan Province, China

Dimensions

112 x 94 x 38.5 cm (44 1/8 x 37 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.70

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture