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Zochoten (Zojoten), the Guardian of the South

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Provenance

1911 gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Heian period, latter half of the 9th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 33: no. 5 (1)

Dimensions

Height overall: 135.5 cm (53 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.11

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with polychrome; single woodblock construction

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture