Guardian King of the Four Directions

Period: Heian period (794–1185)
Date: 12th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Wood with traces of color
Dimensions: Overall (figure): H. 33 in. (83.8 cm); W. 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm); D. 8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.268.164

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