Tamonten, the Guardian of the North

多聞天立像 二躯

Japanese
Heian period
latter half of the 9th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 33: no. 5 (2)

Dimensions

Height overall: 134 cm (52 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.12

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with polychrome; single woodblock construction

On View

Japanese Buddhist Temple Room (Gallery 279)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

1911 gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection