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Figure - One of the ten Judges of Hell

One of the ten Judges of Hell

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved and painted wood, crystal

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    A.10-1967

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Figure depicting one of the ten Judges of Hell, carved and painted wood, crystal eyes, an inscription once hidden under paint lists the names of the believers who paid for the figures to be made.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

ca. 1600-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Carved and painted wood, crystal

Marks and inscriptions

inscription once hidden under paint lists the names of the believers who paid for the figures to be made.

Dimensions

Height: 40 cm, Width: 37.4 cm, Depth: 27.7 cm

Descriptive line

Figure depicting one of the ten Judges of Hell, carved and painted wood, crystal eyes, Japan, ca. 1600-1700

Materials

Wood; Crystal

Techniques

Carving; Painting

Categories

Woodwork; Sculpture; Buddhism; Religion

Collection

East Asia Collection

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