Gigaku mask featuring Karura (Garuda) Japan,... - Lot 139 - Digard Auction

Lot 139
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Gigaku mask featuring Karura (Garuda) Japan,... - Lot 139 - Digard Auction
Gigaku mask featuring Karura (Garuda) Japan, early 20th century Wood, plaster and pigments. H. 31.5 cm A beautiful mask reminiscent of the most accomplished archetypes of ancient masks. The inside bears a paper label Kokuho mo, gigaku-men, Todai-ji, Karura-men, Gyosui saku ("A Karura mask, made by by GYOSUI [the seal also indicates Gyosui], copied from the original at Todai-ji temple [in Nara]"). The artist was a student of Kano Tessai (1845-1925). Provenance : - British private collection - Zacke (Vienna) June 4, 2021 lot 120
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