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.
|TITLE:||Japanese Box Wood Carving of Hannya Mask|
|DATE OF MANUFACTURE:||19th century.|
|CONDITION:||Normal wear consistent with age.|
|LENGTH:||3.75 in. (10 cm)|
|DEPTH:||2.5 in. (6 cm)|
|HEIGHT:||6 in. (15 cm)|
|DEALER LOCATION:||Seattle, WA|
|NUMBER OF ITEMS:||1|
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