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Gigaku mask of the Karura (Garuda) type

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Provenance

1921 gift of William Sturgis Bigelow

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Nara period, 8th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 5, pg. 102: no. 171

Dimensions

40.0 x 24.5 x 22.7 cm (15 3/4 x 9 5/8 x 8 15/16 in.) (h x w x d)

Accession Number

RES.21.43

Medium or Technique

Dry lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Masks