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Guardian Figure (Ni-Ten)

Period: Heian period (794–1185)
Date: 11th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Painted wood
Dimensions: H. 65 1/4 in. (165.7 cm); W. 33 1/4 in. (84.5 cm); D. 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm) D. (incl. sword) 19 7/8 in. (62.5 cm) Inc. sculptural base: H. 71 5/8 in. (181.9 cm); D. 17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm); D. (with sword) 21 1/4 in. (54 cm) Figure, base, element in hand: H. 74 3/8 in. (188.9 cm) Total H. 76 1/8 in. (193.4 cm); W. 39 3/8 in. (100 cm); D. 27 5/8 in. (70.2 cm) H. (with element in hand) 78 7/8 in. (200.3 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number: 17.168.2a–e

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