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Guardian earth spirit
(early 20th century)

Medium
earthenware, pigments
Measurements
26.4 × 15.3 × 16.8 cm
Accession Number
2572-D3
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of J. T. Hackett, 1924
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Seated lions body with shoulder wings, human head, curving forehead horn, with spiked spine ridge and flat tail. On base squared at front and rounded at back.