• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 601

    A wood Gyodo mask of Taishakuten

    LATE HEIAN PERIOD (12TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A wood Gyodo mask of Taishakuten
    Late Heian period (12th century)
    Wearing a three-pointed domed crown, decorated in red, green, blue and white pigment
    14 7/8in. (38cm.) long
    Wood storage box inscribed Taishakuten, Heian jidai kouki, mokuzo saishiki (Taishakuten, late Heian period, pigment on wood)


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    Provenance

    Yano Takehide


    Saleroom Notice

    The provenance for this lot is a misprint. The provenance is unknown.