From: China | Henan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number C399
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese | Buddhist
Provenience China | Henan
Period Tang Dynasty
Date Made Tang Dynasty
Section Asian
Materials Stone
Technique Carved
Iconography Guardian

Stone statuette of Buddhist guardian. Hard black stone with deep grey patina. The figure is nude to the waist and the thick neck and broad muscular chest appear massive. Similar to C398 but most of the weight is on the left leg and both arms are broken at elbow. Pair with C398.

Height 54.61 cm
Credit Line Gift of C. T. Loo, 1921
Other Number Getz 21 - Other Number | CG98-1-54B - Found in Collection Number

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