London, South Kensington
22 February 2007
A Japanese laquered wood figure of koma inu, temple guardian dog, Momoyama period
seated on its haunches, the head turned to the left and carved with a fierce expression, the eyes picked out in black, the tongue in red, the swirling mane and tail in blue and yellow and the body in brown-red -- 23¾in. (60.3cm.) high.
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