NOH MASK

TENGU

TENGU ARE MYTHICAL DWELLERS OF THE FOREST. THEY ARE DIVIDED INTO TWO CLASSES; THE HUMAN SHAPED  "KONOHA" TENGU WITH BIRD WINGS AND A NOSE OF INORDINATE LENGTH, AND THE BIRD LIKE TENGU, WITH A STRONG BEAK, CALLED "KARASU" TENGU.

MADE OF LACQUERED WOOD

SIGNED: MTSU

6 3/4"(17.145 cm)w - 10 1/4"(26.04) ht - 6 3/4"(17.145 cm)dpth

THIS IS ONE OF SEVERAL EXQUISITE ANTIQUE NOH MASKS, WHICH HAVE RECENTLY BEEN OBTAINED FROM THE ESTATE OF AN ANTIQUE DEALER. THEY WERE PURCHASED IN THE LATE 1940'S AND EARLY 1950'S WHEN THE FORMER OWNER WAS LIVING IN POST WAR JAPAN.

$2100.00 USD

REDUCED

$1495 USD

PURCHASE / INQUIRIES