Asian Tribal Art - Nuo Theater Mask, Southern China

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Nuo theater mask
Southern China
Wood, pigment, hair
12" (30.5 cm) high by 6" (15.2) wide
Late 19th to early 20th century
This classic Nuo theater mask depicts the Lord of the Earth, Tudi Gong. There is pigment loss, various dings and dents, and a lot of character.



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