Standing Kongara with hands together in gesso and polychrome on a wooden base. This white-skinned attendant of Fudo is frequently found with Seitaka. His name in Sanskrit, Kinkara, means slave or servant. The figure is carved, painted, lacquered and gilded.
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)
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