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Hiten, a Heavenly Being

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Provenance

Lent anonymously, February 9, 1948; 1950 bequeathed to the Museum by Charles Bain Hoyt.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection

Hiten zo

Japanese, late Heian period, 12th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 38: no. 31

Dimensions

33.0 cm (13 in.) (height overall)

Accession Number

50.2130

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with gold

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture