Carved wood lion. Standing figure with spread tail and open mouth. Painted blue with multi-colored ornaments and saddle. Standing figure is part of base for Monju image (29-96-330). Base for lion is 29-96-331D. Lion supports Monju's lotus base (29-96-331A and B).
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Collection of Japanese Buddhist Art (1899)
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 9,10
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1904. Monograph of the Buddhist Temple in the Free Museum of Science and Art, University of Pennsylvania. 1-47. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 12
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