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Guardian of the East (Dongfangchiguotianwang)

Period: Dali kingdom (938–1253)
Date: 11th–12th century
Culture: China
Medium: Partially gilt arsenical bronze; lost-wax casting
Dimensions: H. 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm); W. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm); D. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Purchase, Bequest of Dorothy Graham Bennett, 2001
Accession Number: 2001.77

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