Gigaku mask - Lacquer and linen (dry lacquer) - Garuda 迦楼羅 - Karura - Japan - second half of the 20th century

Description
Gigaku mask - Lacquer and linen (dry lacquer) - Garuda 迦楼羅 - Karura - Japan - second half of the 20th century
Good condition, see description - 28×20×0 cm

Karura (Garuda) is one of the 14 figures of Gigaku. It represents a divine bird of Indian mythology introduced in the Buddhist pantheon.

Gigaku masks are some of the oldest Japanese masks.

Superb expression on this Gigaku / Garuda mark, sculpted by hand, polychrome and golden.

Beautiful graphical lines for this Gigaku mask from Japan.
Immaculate condition.

Height: 28 cm
Width: 20 cm

second hand* with small accident (see photos)

Sent by Colissimo, well protected.
The item can be collected on site.

Lot details
Object
Gigaku mask
Technique
Dry lacquer by hand
Material
Lacquer and linen (dry lacquer)
Period
second half of the 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Title of artwork
Garuda 迦楼羅 - Karura
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
28×20×0 cm
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