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Title

Guardian figure, one of a pair

Artist

Artist Unknown (Japan)

Date

mid-14th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G205
Guardian figure, one of a pair, Artist Unknown (Japan)
Guardian figure, one of a pair: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood with lacquer
Size: 76 x 39 x 28 in. (193.04 x 99.06 x 71.12 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 14th century, Nanbokucho_ period
Physical Description: Naraen Kongo, standing figure with arms down, mouth closed. Made of Hinoki wood in yosegi technique of multiple block construction with traces of gesso and polychrome.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the Regis Corporation
Accession Number: 83.76.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009