Antique Japanese Asakura-Jo Noh Mask Signed

$685.00

“Asakura-Jo depicting an old man.  The slightly smiling mouth shows two rows of teeth, with real hair on the moustache, beard and eyebrows”

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Antique Japanese Asakura-Jo Noh Mask Signed

A Noh mask of Asakura-Jo depicting an old man.  The slightly smiling mouth shows two rows of teeth along with real hair on the moustache, beard and eyebrows.  An old man with a rustic and healthy look often used to represent  fishermen and farmers in Noh theatre.

Hand carved and gilded from a single piece of wood and most likely to be Cypress which was traditionally used for Noh and Kabuki masks.  The mask is in excellent condition and is signed on the reverse.

Dimensions of Mask Width 14  cm and Height 20 cm (not including beard)

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