Figure of a Lokapala, Buddhist Guardian of One of the Four Quarters of the Universe

Earthenware with lead-fluxed glaze | 34in | Early to mid-8th century C.E.

Chinese Artist

A tall stoneware figure of a Lokapala, a fully armed warrior wearing an almost tricorn helmet, standing on the body of a dwarf; his right arm raised with clenched fist. Green, cream, and amber glazes; the face covered with a very pale green wash. Roc...
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