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Object Number:
29-96-307
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience:
Japan
Buddhist Temple
Period:
Edo Period (uncertain)
Date Made:
17th Century
Early Date:
1600
Late Date:
1699
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Wood
Lacquer
Metal
Pigment
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Bishamon
Amanokaku
Description:
Painted wood figure of standing Bishamon (warrior judge) standing on Amanojaku (demon); carved, lacquered and gilded; 3 prong spear; halo; metal crown; detachable stand. Folk carving.
Height:
106cm
Width:
15cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Bibliography:

[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. 38
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