A pair of bronze temple gaurdian figures
Lot 2368W
A pair of large bronze temple guardian figures Edo period, dated 1783
Sold for US$ 28,750 inc. premium
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A pair of large bronze temple guardian figures Edo period, dated 1783 A pair of large bronze temple guardian figures Edo period, dated 1783
Lot Details
A pair of large bronze temple guardian figures
Edo period, dated 1783
Each finely cast in a protective pose with arms extended in warning, one branishing a vajra, the muscular torso partially clothed in a short skirt and billowing scarves, the base fashioned as a rocky outcropping raised on a short stand, each inscribed to the reverse Tenmei sannen, mizunoto-u, shichigatsu, kichinichi kore [o] osameru (donated this [on] Tenmei 3rd year, mizunoto-u, 7th month, auspicious day)
46in (116.8cm) height of figures
62in (157.5cm) height overall
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