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Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask II

$3,950

About

This another superb example of an Edo Period early 18th century or earlier Lion Mask created for the Lion Dances of the Gion Matsuri Festival. The mask is in overall good condition for its age and use. One ear is a replacement; the other ear is old, perhaps original. The mask retains its original articulated jaw and tufts of hair.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)Width: 8 in. (20.32 cm)Depth: 7 in. (17.78 cm)
  • Style
    Edo (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1700-1730
  • Condition
    Replacements made: One removable ear is a replacement. The second ear is old and appears to be original. Wear consistent with age and use. The mask is in overall good condition considering its many years of use in the lion dances of the Gion festival.
  • Seller Location
    Pasadena, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: mjhdesignarts.1stDibs: LU2519321892462

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  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Pasadena, CA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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