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Zôchôten (Virûdhaka), Guardian King of the South: One of the Shitennô (Devarãjas) or Four Heavenly Guardian Kings


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Zôchôten (Virûdhaka), Guardian King of the South: One of the Shitennô (Devarãjas) or Four Heavenly Guardian Kings, Nambokuchô to Muromachi period, 14th-15th century
Transliterated Title: Devarãjas (Shitennõ): Virûdhaka (Zôchôten)
Sculpture
, Figure
Japanese
,
14th-15th century
Nambokuchô (1333-1392) to Muromachi (1392-1568) period
Creation Place: Japan
Wood, multiple-woodblock construction; with polychromy and gilding
sight, including base and trident: H. 132 x W. 54 x D. 30 cm (51 15/16 x 21 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. George R. Agassiz in memory of Dr. George Russell Agassiz
, 1951.108
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Bibliography
Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), Cat. #48 / p. 47

James Cuno, Harvard's Art Museums: 100 Years of Collecting, Harvard University Art Museums/Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (Cambridge, MA, 1996), pp. 76-77

Exhibition History
Re-View: S228-230 Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/31/2008 - 11/23/2008