University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameGen Jio Raka
Object Number: 19870
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Edo Period (uncertain)
Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made: 18th Century - 1897
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1897
Section:Asian
Materials:Lacquer
Wood (uncertain)
Gilt
Technique:Lacquered
Gilt
Iconography:Gen Jio Raka
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

Description

Mask. Gen jio raku nomen. Dark red lacquer, gilt eyeballs, tusks in upper jaw; he looks up and to his right. Huge. Used in bugaku dance.


Bibliography:

[Article] 1897. Collections and Publications. Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. 1 (1): 25 - 31.View Objects cited in this Publication

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