Lion

Shishi
獅子 一対

Japanese
Kamakura period
latter half of the 13th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 42: no. 55 (1)

Dimensions

45.3 cm (17 13/16 in.) (height of figure)

Accession Number

03.670

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with polychrome; joined woodblock construction

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Purchased at Matsuki Sale, New York

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund