Wood carving of Komainu with traces of gesso and polychrome pigment.

The body is carved of a single wood block, the attached tail of curling mane carved of separate block.

Date: Momoyama period, 16th century.

Height: 40 cm (without the base)

Traces of writing on the base.

Large wood carving of Komainu (temple guardian dog)

SKU: 333
$1,500.00Price