Bronze, Raijin, Japanese. A statue of Raijin, God of Thunder, Lightning and Storms. Raijin is depicted as a grotesque demon, wearing leopard skins and carrying a bag over his shoulders. Raijin is usually depicted along with Fujin, the God of Wind. A statue of Fujin accompanies this statue.
Donated to Dyffryn Gardens 1951 by Grenville Morgan. Previously owned by Glamorgan County Council. Makes up part of the chattels at Dyffryn House and Gardens transferred to National Trust ownership as part of the lease agreement of 2012. It was agreed all moveable chattels left by the council would become the property of the National Trust.