Japanese "Kagekiyo" Man Noh Mask
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All Items: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Wood: Pre 1980: item # 1153470
Please refer to our stock # T-H882 when inquiring.
19 Nikaido, Kamakura City
Kanagawa Pref. 248-0002 JAPAN
Japanese Noh performance mask of "Kagekiyo".
This is a Noh mask of the fleeing soldier "Kagekiyo" of Heike who became blind beggar Hoshi(bonze).
Expression been ruined and disappointed.
A tooth rots and is missing.
It is caught by him at Genji and there is a tradition of scooping out both eyes oneself.
The figure of this Noh mask changes greatly with schools.
Dating from Showa period, 20st century.
It is made by woman artist in Showa, "Kurauchi Tomiyo".
However, unsigned on the mask.
It comes with original silk cloth for keep.
The condition is in very good, no crack and no repaired.
It has uneven on the surface, however it is expressed designedly in this Noh Mask by Kurauchi that it manufactured as antique which passed though the time.
It has fine patina.
We have 15 pieces of this artist's Noh mask series in all.
It publishes on our online catalog one by one.
Measurements about : 26cm(10.2")X18cm(7.1").