Noh Mask: "Obeshimi"

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Noh Mask: "Obeshimi"

Sculpture / Azuchi/Momoyama / Edo

Engraved “Buka”; signed “Created by Sankobo”

Azuchi-Momoyama - Edo period, 16th-17th century

Wood with polychromy

20.9×16.3

1面

Although this mask was donned to portray supernatural creatures such as goblin-like [tengu], it has a relaxed style of carving that lacks the power of similar works."

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