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Description

Figure of a demon in carved and lacquered wood, with skull on chest, standing holding a bowl from which rises a vapour terminating above his head in a lotus bud enclosing a figure: Japan, by Gyokuzan, 1781

Museum reference

A.1950.35

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Figure

Production information

Gyokuzan
Japan, East Asia

Date

19th century

Materials

Wood, Ivory

Physical description

Wood, carved and lacquered

Exhibitions

  • Inspired by Nature (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Inspired by Nature (29 Jul 2011 - 2018)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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