Asian Art :: Japan

Pair of temple guardians [nio]

JAPAN
Edo period 1615-1868

Pair of temple guardians [nio]

17th-18th century, Fukui

hinoki wood, lacquer, cloth, paint, glass, iron

192.0 x 120.0 x 65.0 cm (left figure)

Gift of Andrew and Hiroko Gwinnett through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2009

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

20093S2(a&b)

Currently on display in Gallery 20