Village Guardian Posts

Village Guardian Posts

Village guardian posts (changsǔng) (detail), late 19th century. Wood, pigments. Approx. 13 ft. x 13 in. diam. (3.96m x 33 cm diam.); approx 12.4 ft x 12.4 in. diam. (3.8 m x 31.5 cm) Japanese Art. ©Peabody Essex Museum