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Japanese Antique Rosewood and Multi-Metal Box with Noh Masks

Japanese Antique Rosewood and Multi-Metal Box with Noh Masks


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1343168

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A fine rosewood covered box of rectangular form, its lid embracing a copper-patinated bronze plate enlivened by beautifully-sculpt masks of Noh actors in shakudo, shibuichi, copper and silver. Recognizable characters include Hannya (female demon), Okina (good old man with a long beard) and O-tobide (male demon).This rare wood and multi-metal box is exquisitely made and in excellent condition. Height: 2”, length: 7.25”, width: 5.75” Meiji Period, Japan