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Guardian Lion, one of a pair

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

8th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G208
Guardian Lion, one of a pair, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Sculpture | Limestone conglomerate (puddingstone)
Size: 21 x 11 x 12 3/8 in. (53.34 x 27.94 x 31.43 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 8th century, Tang Dynasty
Physical Description: seated lion looking over PL shoulder; curly mane and chin whiskers; open, roaring mouth; grey and reddish brown stone
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ruth Ann Dayton Chinese Room Endowment Fund
Accession Number: 2008.23.1
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009