Noh Mask: "Kantan Otoko"

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Noh Mask: "Kantan Otoko"

Sculpture / Edo

Edo period, 18th century

Wood with polychromy

19.9×14.2

1面

Initially, this mask was worn only for the play [Kantan], in which a common man realizes the fleeting quality of life. From the late 16th century it was used to depict young deities."

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