Guardian Lion

唐龍門浮雕石獅子

Chinese
Tang dynasty
680–81 A.D.


Object Place: Luoyang, Henan Province, China

Dimensions

112 x 94 x 38.5 cm (44 1/8 x 37 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.70

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Paul and Helen Bernat Galleries (Gallery 271)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

From the Longmen caves, Luoyang, Henan Province from one of the following caves: Chih Yun-tung (Siren), Cave H (Chavannes) or Cave 9 (Sekino). From the caves at Longmen, Luoyang, Henan.

Credit Line

Rebecca Richardson Joslin Fund