Statue of nio
[ID] 1113  ( ID:1113 )
[Photographer] Ogawa,Kazumasa
[Album] Ogawa,Kazumasa
[Place] unknown
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 242x187
[Cabinet] 25-17-0
[Keyword] statue of Buddha

A pair of Nio of the Kongo Rikishi, one with the mouth open and the other shut. They are wrathful deities placed on both sides of the main gate to protect the temple. There are no objects in the picture to compare the size of the statues, but they look like coloured clay dolls.