Head of Guardian. Japan. Kamakura period (1185-1333), 13th century. Hinoki wood with polychrome, inlaid rock crystal eyes, filigree metal crown, 22 1/16 x 10 ¼ x 13 15/16 in. (56 x 26 x 35.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection, 86.21. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)
This fall, we unveil a new gallery for our Arts of Japan collection following a multiyear renovation.