A large and dramatic muscled Nio guardian figure. Nio figures were placed outside Buddhist temples as protectors against evil spirits and to keep the temple free of demons and thieves. This figure stands on a custom stand. It is 32 inches high including the stand.
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacturecirca 18th Century
- Materials and techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
H 32 in. x W 18 in. x D 12 in.
H 81.28 cm x W 45.72 cm x D 30.48 cm
- Seller locationNew York, NY
- Seller reference numberA-4064
- Reference numberLU84951723842
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