Detail View: The AMICA Library: Two Lion-Dogs (Koma-Inu)

AMICA ID: 
ASIA.1979.206.1-2
AMICA Library Year: 
1999
Object Type: 
Sculpture
Creator Nationality: 
Asian; Far East Asian; Japanese
Creator Name-CRT: 
Japanese
Title: 
Two Lion-Dogs (Koma-Inu)
View: 
Full view
Creation Date: 
Kamakura period, 13th century
Creation Start Date: 
1200
Creation End Date: 
1299
Materials and Techniques: 
Cypress wood with pigment and gilding
Creation Place: 
Japan, possibly Wakayama Prefecture
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: 
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.
Related Image Identifier Link: 
ASIA.1979.206.a.tif