Signed Long Nosed Goblin Tengu Mask

“Tengu or Slayer of Vanity Ceramic Mask depicts a long nosed goblin.  Signed complete with Artisan Seal and Box”

Product Description

Signed Long Nosed Goblin Tengu Mask

Noh and Kabuki drama ceramic Tengu Mask, Ca 1940’s to 1950’s. Mask is signed and comes complete with original signed wooden box with Artisan’s seal. In excellent condition for its age.

Dimensions of Mask 19.7 cm x 15 cm x 13.5 cm.

“Tengu” (Slayer of Vanity) literally translates as “Heaven Dog.”  Japanese mythology holds that Tengu, skilled in martial arts, are more mischievous than evil and they look more like a bird than a dog.  They reside in clans within the country’s mountainous interior and possess supernatural powers which they use to harass and torment humans who corrupt the Dharma (Buddhist law) by being vain and arrogant or by willfully misusing knowledge, position and authority to gain fame and/or power.

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Additional information

Weight2.5 kg
Dimensions13.548 × 19768.5 cm


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