Signed Kyogen Nobori-hige Mask on Custom Stand


“Shrine God mask hand carved from cypress, gilded  and signed with real hair on museum standard custom made stand”

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Signed Kyogen Nobori-hige Mask on Custom Stand

A Nobori-hige mask worn by the Ai-kyogen in a Noh drama depicting the god of a shrine. Mounted on a stand which is custom made to  museum standard. The smiling expression of its open and toothless mouth gives a better hint of human goodness than of sacredness.

Hand carved and gilded from a single piece of wood and mostly likely to be Cypress which was traditionally used for Kyogen masks. The moustache, beard and brows are from real hair.  The mask is in excellent condition and is signed on the reverse.

Dimensions of Mask Width 14  cm  Height 19.5 cm (not including beard).  Height including stand 33 cm and weight including stand 741 grams.

Shipping is Economy Air with tracking approximately 8 business days with Australia Post.  If you wish to add insurance for shipping please email us at [email protected] for a quote.

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Dimensions14 × 19.5 cm


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