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Sculpture of a guardian king

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Provenance

Prior to WWII, Yamanaka & Co. in Kyoto; 1950s, Private Collection, Osaka; 2002, purchased by James Freeman with the assistance of Bunzo Nakanishi.

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund and John Ware Willard Fund

Chinese, Tang dynasty, 8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Height: 56 cm (22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2003.69

Medium or Technique

Carved white marble

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture