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Guardian dog (koma'inu)

Guardian dog (koma
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Date
1185-1333
Period
Kamakura period
Type
Sculpture
Medium
Cypress wood
Dimensions
H x W x D: 53.3 x 27 x 42 cm (21 x 10 5/8 x 16 9/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — funds provided by the James Smithson Society
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
F1983.6a-c
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Related Online Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Japan
Usage
Not determined