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Guardian Lion (Koma inu)

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Provenance

Purchased at Matsuki Sale, New York

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Kamakura period, latter half of the 13th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 42: no. 55 (2)

Dimensions

53.2 cm (20 11/16 in.) (height of figure)

Accession Number

03.669

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with polychrome; jointed woodblock construction

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture