From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Bon Den
Object Number 19864
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Japanese
Provenience Japan
Period Edo Period (uncertain) | Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made 18th Century - 1897
Section Asian
Materials Wood | Lacquer
Technique Lacquered | Painted
Iconography Bon Den

Mask. Bon den. Red lacquer, gnarled forehead, two sets tusks. Vertical line down nose. Used in bugaku dance. There is a kakihan/kao (書き判/花押) signature on the back of the mask.

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

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