Noh Mask: "Sanbasō" ("Kokushikijō")

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Noh Mask: "Sanbasō" ("Kokushikijō")

Sculpture / Nanbokucho

Inscribed in gold "Attributed to Nikkō by Nōsei (monogram)"

Nanbokuchō period, 14th century

Wood with polychromy

16.5

1面

銘文:日光作/能静(花押)

Important Cultural Property

This mask is for the role of a god that dances in prayer for an abundant harvest. It is attributed to Nikkō, who was skilled at making this particular type of mask of smiling old men."

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