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Temple Guardian (Nio, one of a pair)

Period:
late Kamakura period (1185–1333)
Date:
early 14th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. (with base) 34 in. (86.4 cm); W. 18 in. (45.7 cm); D. 13 in. (33 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Josefowitz, 1964
Accession Number:
64.292.2
Not on view
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