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Mask, Japanese

Identifier:
124076
Description:
Miniature replica mask. Mask with horns, gold color eyes and teeth, black painted hair, braded string on either side. Reverse side is red, un-glazed.;Hannya Noh Masks. Replica mask (miniature), good quality. Identified by Bennet Bronson, Professor of History, University of Illinois Chicago, IL; tel: 312.665.7832. Also identified and dated by Laurie Barnes, Associate Curator, The Detroit Institute of Arts, MI; tel: 313.833.1718.;reverse side: jap;Purchased by donor in 1945 from Fukuoka, Japan.;False faces or masks of this sort were used in theatrical performances.
Date:
20th century
Materials:
Ceramic, Wood, Rope
Dimensions:
7.5" h 5.5" w 3.5" d
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Gift Of Carl Klein
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
J is for Japan ()
Maker/Donor
Klein, Carl
Related Place
Japan