Agyo (Temple Gaurdian Figure)

Historical period(s)
Meiji era, 1800-1900
Wood, gesso, and paint
H x W: 198.2 x 61 cm (78 1/16 x 24 in)
Credit Line
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Arthur M. Sackler Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Figure: guardian

Buddhism, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912)

?-to 1976
Else Sackler (1913-2000), New York, NY [1]

The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, gift of Else Sackler, New York, NY [2]

From 1987
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation


[1] According to the paper file from the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Else Sackler donated this object in December 1976 to the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mrs. Else Sackler 1913-2000
Arthur M. Sackler Foundation founded 1965

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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