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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.56.11
People
Attributed to Kiei-shi, Japanese (active mid-8th century )
Title
Gigaku Mask (Gigakumen), perhaps representing Shishiko, Suikoju, or Taikoji
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Gigakumen (Shishiko?; Suikoju?; Taikoji?)
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
mask, sculpture
Date
Nara period, circa 754
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Nara period, 710-794
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wood with traces of polychromy
Dimensions
H. 28.2 x W. 21.6 cm (11 1/8 x 8 1/2 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.56.11
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), no. 47, p. 46

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