mask (dance & live theatre)

Carved wooden mask of a man with a hooked nose and a protuberance on his forehead, round eyes, open mouth,and long earlobes. The mask has prominent cheekbones, and a heavy brow with carved furrows above. Below the cheekbones the head is stepped back, with a narrow open mouth with teeth carved in the upper and lower jaws, with the lower lip downturned. It appears to have been painted red under a brown surface, and varnished or glazed all over in one colour. It is black on the inside, also over red. It is numbered 00045 on the inside. There is also a red wax seal on the inside, possibly with Korean characters.

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