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Antique Chinese Nuo Mask of Xienfang Xiaojie

Antique Chinese Nuo Mask of Xienfang Xiaojie


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Folk Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1356581

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Very beautiful and delicate antique lacquered mask of Xienfang Xiaojie, Miss Vanguard, wearing her characteristic phoenix headdress ; very expressive handwork, remnants of original marouflage.
Due to its quality and sophistication, this mask is probably a rare « court » nuo mask which belonged to the same set as M-T1Q. Very good condition, some lacquer missing (see pix). 24 x 16 cms. 19th C or before. RM 93,145,163; MC 122-125 (see bibliography)