Figure of male

Made:
1851-1900 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

Curved wooden figure of male, wearing draped garment, with bare stomach, he holds open a gash in his stomach to reveal face of Bhddha inside, one of the 500 Lohans(?), Japanese, 1851-1900

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A48887
Materials:
complete, wood
type:
statue
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
credit:
Knight, Frank and Rutley
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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