Wooden Japanese 18th Century Nio Guardian Figure

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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" high including the stand.

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Hand-Carved   Wood
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
    Dimensions
    32 in. H x 18 in. W x 12 in. D
    81 cm H x 46 cm W x 30 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU84951723842
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