Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1288048 (stock #FIG89)
Ancient East
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DESCRIPTION: This vintage mask is a striking interpretation of the Japanese Noh theatre character, Hannya, the female demon. The Hannya mask with its horns and sharp fangs is probably the best known of all Noh masks.

Expressively carved from a single piece of wood, this Hannya mask displays sharp fangs, a protruding tongue, demon eyes and a bright red face. To enhance this already ferocious appearance, a double pair of real goat horns were attached, along with a wild goat-hair wig...