Bugaku Mask: Chikyū

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Bugaku Mask: Chikyū

Sculpture / Kamakura

Kamakura period, 13th–14th century

Painted wood

21.8×14.5

1面

銘文:裏書「施入天野宮地久面四内 太秦公・」

Important Cultural Property

This mask was worn for a dance of Korean origin performed by four or six people. An auspicious dance, it celebrated the permanence of the earth and heavens."

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