From: China | Henan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number C398
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. Right arm raised as if to strike; left arm hanging at side holds gourd. Most of weight on right leg. One of a pair with C399.

Height 52 cm
Width 26 cm
Credit Line Gift of C. T. Loo, 1921
Other Number Getz 21 - Other Number | CG98-1-54A - Found in Collection Number

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