12. Guardian Warrior
China Tang Dynasty; 8th century Molded, white earthenware with cold-painted pigments, gold leaf, and oxidized silver leaf 60.5 x 37.5 x 20.5 cm
Standing, Helmeted, Armor-Clad, Mustachioed Guardian Warrior of So-Called Lokapala or "Heavenly King" Type, with His Right Hand Raised and the Tail of His Garment Billowing in the Wind, Trampling a Supine Demon.
Collection of Anthony M. Solomon. Photo by Maggie Nimkin. Photo courtesy of Harvard University Art Museums.