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Edo Period Kyogen Theater Karura (Garuda) Mask

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1800: Item # 934826

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Edo Period Kyogen Theater Karura (Garuda) Mask, donated in the 19th Century by the prominent collector, Dr. C.G. Weld to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Karura is a mythical fire-breathing bird-human creature from Buddhist-Hinduist mythology. A fine and rare example. Wood with lacquer. 8 x 6.25 inches, 20.5 x 16 cm.