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Japanese Box Wood Carving of Hannya Mask

A Japanese carving of Hannya, a female demon that frequently occurred in traditional Noh plays. The Hannya represented the anger or jealousies of the female gender which was a popular subject folk plays as well. This example used as a temple offering is signed and well carved of box wood. Very nice patina.

A Japanese carving of Hannya, a female demon that frequently occurred in traditional Noh plays. The Hannya represented the anger or jealousies of the female gender which was a popular subject folk plays as well. This example used as a temple offering is signed and well carved of box wood. Very nice patina.

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Honeychurch Antiques
964 Denny Way Seattle, WA 98109 United States 206-622-1225
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Japanese Box Wood Carving of Hannya Mask

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COUNTRY: Japan
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 19th century.
MATERIALS: Carved wood.
CONDITION: Normal wear consistent with age.
HEIGHT: 6 in. (15 cm)
WIDTH: 3.75 in. (10 cm)
DEPTH: 2.5 in. (6 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Seattle, WA
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: 091126865798

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