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

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word: