Asian Oriental Folk Art Korean Mask Yangban #03

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 24, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House
Asian Oriental Folk Art Korean Mask Yangban

Size: Size: 8.5"h x 6.5"w x 3"d
(22 x 16.5 x 7.5 cm) Material: wood Condition: excellent

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6 Please scroll down to see more photos and description. Asian Oriental Folk Art Korean Mask Yangban Traditional Korean Hahoe Byeolsin Exorcism Mask. This one called Yangban , is included in the Korean Important Intangible Asset No. 69. Handmade from solid wood, hand painted in Korea. This exorcism was originated from the village Hahoe in Kyeong-buk, Korea. According to the legend, the Hahoe Masks were made by a boy named Heo by the revelation of God at the middle age of Koryo Dynasty. But the masks came to be employed by art and drama, and in Chosun Dynasty it was developed as Talnori (Korean Mask Play) of which the purpose was to criticize the society. Nowadays, art lovers all around the world collect Korean masks as they are artistic collectibles and great wall decors.
Click to learn more about the Korean Masks. See more similar items in our eBay store - jQmaxArt Size: Size: 8.5"h x 6.5"w x 3"d (22 x 16.5
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