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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1950 item #1112274 (stock #J181)
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These are wood curved miniature masks of various faces. They are: Okame ( or Otafuku ), Hannya, Hyottoko, Okame, Man, Old man ( clockwise from top left ). Okame or Otafuku is a derogatory name for a female clown or middle aged woman with an ugly face. Hannya is also a woman's face with horns with expression of rage. Hyottoko is a name of male clown or derogatory name for a man. It is said he is blowing on a fire with a bamboo pipe...