From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Gen 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
Section Asian
Materials Lacquer | Wood (uncertain) | Gilt
Technique Lacquered | Gilt
Iconography Genjouraku

Mask of Genjouraku (還成楽). Originally catalogued as 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.

Credit Line Purchased from G. T. Marsh and Co; subscription of Mrs. Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

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