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Gigaku mask , possibly of the Suikoju type

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Provenance

1919 gift of William Sturgis Bigelow, February 13.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Nara period, 8th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 5, pg. 102: no. 167

Dimensions

35.0 x 21.5 x 16.4 cm (13 3/4 x 8 7/16 x 6 7/16 in.) (h x w x d)

Accession Number

19.39

Medium or Technique

Paulownia

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Masks