University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Amanojaku
Height: 106cm
Width: 15cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

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.


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. 38View Objects cited in this Publication

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