From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Riku Ghan
Object Number 19865
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)
Technique Lacquered
Iconography Riku Ghan

Mask. Riku Ghan. Orange-brown lacquer, old man(?), hole in center of forehead, pained grin, two rows teeth. Lacquer is badly chipped. 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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