Guardian dog (koma'inu)

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

  • Material

    Cypress wood
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 54 x 28.5 x 43 cm (21 1/4 x 11 1/4 x 16 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Seated guardian dog with a closed mouth.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Way of the Kami (May 11 to November 3, 2019)
    The Historical Buddha and Friends (November 3, 2018 to May 5, 2019)
    Japanese Screens (February 11, 1983 to July 19, 1988)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — funds provided by the James Smithson Society
  • Type

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