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Wood, pigment, lacquer
H x W x D (overall): 23.2 x 15.5 x 7.8 cm (9 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 3 1/16 in)
early 17th century
Momoyama or Edo period
Oni mask. Early 17th century. Difficult sumi inscription on the back.
Appraiser's number: 
1. (Jerry Solomon, independent appraiser, 12 April 2003) Sumi inscription on the back.
Seymour J. Janow, Washington, DC, acquired in Japan, to 2003 
Freer Gallery of Art, given by the family of Seymour J. Janow in 2003
 According to Curatorial Note 1, Ann Yonemura, September 30, 2003, in the object record.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Mrs. Selma Janow
Momoyama period (1573 - 1615)
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Collected by Seymour J. Janow and Gifted in his memory by his Family
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