Japanese / Two Lion-Dogs (Koma-Inu) / Kamakura period, 13th centuryJapanese
Two Lion-Dogs (Koma-Inu)
Kamakura period, 13th century

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Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Japanese
Creator Name-CRT: Japanese
Title: Two Lion-Dogs (Koma-Inu)
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Creation Start Date: 1200
Creation End Date: 1299
Creation Date: Kamakura period, 13th century
Creation Place: Japan, possibly Wakayama Prefecture
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Cypress wood with pigment and gilding
Dimensions: Each 13 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. (34.3 x 29.2 x 15.9 cm)
AMICA Contributor: Asia Society
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 1979.206.1-2
Credit Line: Asia Society: The Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection
Rights: http://www.asiasociety.org
Context: The introduction of Buddhism to Japan was one of the most important events in Japanese history and had a lasting effect on the development of its thought, art, and culture. According to Japanese sources, Buddhism was introduced from the Korean kingdom ofP
Related Document Description: Asia Society. Handbook of the Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection. New York: Asia Society, [1981], p. 92.
AMICA ID: ASIA.1979.206.1-2
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, Asia Society

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