Japanese wood sculpture of a nio temple guardian

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Japanese wood sculpture of a nio temple guardian

£3,950.00

Description

A Japanese wood sculpture of a powerful Nio temple guardian holding up a koro incense burner, the nio stands on a wood base that is carved to look like a natural rock.
Nio are mythical Buddhist guardians, they stand guard at the entrances to many Buddhist temples.
Condition Report;
Good condition, lovely patina to the wood.

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item details
Origin Asian
Period Pre 1900
Condition Good
Dimensions 90cm high x 32cm wide x 25cm deep

Product REF: MSA 12 6