Late Heian period, 12th century (?)
Lacquered and gilded Japanese cypress (hinoki)
H. (including pedestal) 46.5 cm (18 1/4 in.)
Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015
Shimizu Zenzō 1979, p. 96, no. 111;
“Amerika ∙ Kanada ni aru Nihon chōkoku (2)” (Japanese sculptures in America and Canada, 2). Bukkyō geijutsu / Ars Buddhica, no. 127 (November).
Linda 1988, p. 17, no. 4;
The Real, the Fake, and the Masterpiece. Exh. cat. New York: Asia Society Galleries.
Morse and Morse 1995, no. 38, p. 100.
Object as Insight: Japanese Buddhist Art and Ritual. Exh. cat. Katonah, N.Y.: Katonah Museum of Art.