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Virûdhaka (Japanese: Zôchôten), Guardian King of the South: One of the Devarãjas (Shitennô) or Four Heavenly Guardian Kings, Standing on a Rocky Base

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Virûdhaka (Japanese: Zôchôten), Guardian King of the South: One of the Devarãjas (Shitennô) or Four Heavenly Guardian Kings, Standing on a Rocky Base, Heian period, circa 1075
Transliterated Title: Shitennô (Devarãjas): Zôchôten (Virûdhaka)
Sculpture
, Figurine
Japanese
,
11th century
Heian period, Late, 898-1185
Creation Place: Japan
Wood with traces of polychromy and gilding
69.7 x 30.4 x 15.5 cm (27 7/16 x 11 15/16 x 6 1/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Promised gift of Walter C. Sedgwick in memory of Elizabeth Sedgwick and Marjorie Sedgwick
, 124.1979
Provenance
James Freeman, Kyoto, Japan, Sold to Walter Sedgwick.
Walter C. Sedgwick, Woodside, CA, USA, Purchased from Jim Freeman, Kyoto.
Exhibition History
Later Chinese and Japanese Figure Painting in Decorative Arts, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/22/1992 - 06/07/1992
Japanese Art of the Heian Period (794-1185), Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 06/06/2002 - 07/05/2002