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
Place of Origin
Japan
Date of Manufacture
circa 18th Century
Period
Late 18th Century
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
Address
Gracie
979 3rd Ave.
#1411
New York NY 10022
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