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Kashira with Yamabushi Tengu Mask
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Kashira with Yamabushi Tengu Mask


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This mask is that of a "tengu" dressed as a yamabushi mountain monk. "Tengu" are mischievous creatures who live in the forest and mountains, and are well known as warriors.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (?) (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
copper, gold, silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1140
Measurements
L: 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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