Daiitoku myoo, the Wisdom King of Great Awe-inspiring Power

Provenance

1905 purchased by Okakura Kakuzo in Japan for the Museum

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Daiitoku myoo, the Wisdom King of Great Awe-inspiring Power

  • Daiitoku myoo zazo
  • 大威徳明王坐像 一躯
  • Japanese, late Heian period, 12th century
Dimensions
87.9 cm (34 5/8 in) (height of figure)
Medium or Technique
Japanese cypress with polychrome and gold; split-and-joined construction
Classification
Sculpture
Type
Sculpture
Catalogue Raisonné
Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 37: no. 27
Accession Number
05.228.1-2
On view
Japanese Buddhist Gallery - 278C

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