Mask for Noh performance

Historical period(s)
Muromachi period, 1333-1573
Medium
Wood with paint and gilt metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 25.6 x 20.2 x 8.6 cm (10 1/16 x 7 15/16 x 3 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.107
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Mask
Type

Mask

Keywords
Japan, Muromachi period (1333 - 1573), Noh
Provenance

To 1907
Unidentified owner, Japan, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Japan from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1207, pg. 27, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. For more additional information regarding potential past owners of this object, see Curatorial Remark 4, Louise Cort, March 10, 2003, in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum