A FINE GIGAKU MASK
Provenance: collection Reindert van Lier
Loed van Bussel,
Philip Goldman, London.
Gigaku mask, stylised wooden mask worn by participants in Gigaku, a type of Japanese dance drama. Gigaku masks are the first known masks used in Japan and among the world's oldest extant masks.
Japan, Cf: " Japanese kult masken" , Heinz Lucas, 1965, plate 35, page 83
Ca 1900, wood, 40 cm
Price: € 3.500,-