Noh Mask: "Oakujo"

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Noh Mask: "Oakujo"

Sculpture / Edo

Signed “Created by Fukurai”

Edo period, 17th-18th century

Wood with polychromy

21.1×17.8

1面

Meant to express ferocity and strength, this type of mask was worn to depict gods from foreign lands. The ferocity of this particular example, however, is softened by the brows."

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