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An Early 19th Century Noh Mask

An Early 19th Century Noh Mask
An Early 19th Century Noh Mask An Early 19th Century Noh Mask An Early 19th Century Noh Mask An Early 19th Century Noh Mask An Early 19th Century Noh Mask An Early 19th Century Noh Mask

An Early 19th Century Noh Mask

Ref: 16129

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A carved and painted palm wood “Noh” mask, possibly of “Kojo” the “Old Man”.

Japan, early 19th century.

The "Kojo" mask is worn by the actor portraying the old man in the first part of "Takasago" and in other Noh plays. The mask, embodying dignity and divinity, foreshadows the old man's appearance in the second part as a god

H:16 W:14 D:8 CM

H:6.2 W:5.5 D:3.2 INCHES