"Komainu" (Guardian dog)

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"Komainu" (Guardian dog)

Sculpture / Kamakura

Kamakura period, 13–14th century

Wood with polychromy

高38.5 幅27.9

1枚

This unusual relief sculpture of a lion-dog ([komainu]) shows a thorough understanding of form through its accurate depiction of the body.

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