Pair of 'Lokapala' (tomb guardians) ceremonial figures

Made in China, Asia, c. 700-750.
Lokapala were warrior guardians, traditionally found in pairs as part of four Buddhist figures who presided over the four cardinal directions. Sculptures of these figures made of wood and stone can be found in Buddhist temples. In Tang dynasty …
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Pair of 'Lokapala' (tomb guardians) ceremonial figures

Made in China, Asia, c. 700-750.
Lokapala were warrior guardians, traditionally found in pairs as part of four Buddhist figures who presided over the four cardinal directions. Sculptures of these figures made of wood and stone can be found in Buddhist temples. In Tang dynasty …
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