Japanese Edo Period Lion Mask

3500 USD
$3,500.00

Description:

A rare Edo period (17th century/18th century) Japanese lion mask for the Gion Festival. This mask was part of a two-man costume, with one man holding the mask and the other at the back covered with fabric to perform the traditional Lion Dance. An important and rare find for a serious Mingei collector.
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SKU

111819

Condition

Good

Dimensions

10.5 in. H x 12 in. W x 11 in.D

Dealer

G228

Material

Wood

Style

Edo Period

Place of Origin

Japan

Period

17th Century

Color

Red

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