Mask for gigaku performace. Young man (maybe Taikoji from Lonely Widower or Shishiko). Made of carved and painted wood, with traces of gesso and pigment; also hair.

An00034985 001 l

People

Acquired From
Chester Beatty, Alfred to The British Museum
Depicted
Taikoji, ?
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Howard Hollis & Co.

Place

In Gallery
G93/case5I, 11 Sep 2012
Made In
Japan

Time

Acquired In
1954
Made
8thC
Period/Culture
Nara Period

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