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Chido of Gigaku theater - with seal , Mask - Wood - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

Lot reference 23704667

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Current bid $239
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Location: Belgium
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Good condition, see description

Object: Chido of Gigaku theater - with seal , Mask (More lots)
Material: Wood
Period: Meiji period (1868-1912)
Region/ Country of origin: Japan
Condition: Good condition, see description
Dimensions: 7.5×13×19 cm

Mask, Chido of Gigaku theater - with seal - Wood - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

This auction mask is a nice example of Chido 治道 ("Govern the way"). Its name comes from the fact that during the Gikaku performance there is usually a parade of the whole cast, both dancers and instrumentalists and the one to lead it is the dancer bearing the Chido mask.

The seal certainly indicates the name of craftsman that made it and other information but it is of difficult reading due to the complexity of the writing.

Made of wood, the mask size is around 19x13x7.5cm.

Gigaku (伎楽), refers to an extinct genre of masked drama-dance performance, imported into Japan during the 6-8th century. The masked dance was performed in silent mime, to the accompaniment of music by a flute, waist drum and a type of gong. It can be considered as an ancestor of the Noh theater.

In overall good condition. Some scratches as seen in the pictures.

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United States $29.63
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Denmark $21.65
France $18.69
Germany $18.69
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