A wood Noh mask of Sankojo By Nakamura Naohiko (1878-1945), 20th century
Lot 381*
A wood Noh mask of Sankojo By Nakamura Naohiko (1878-1945), 20th century
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,400
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A wood Noh mask of Sankojo By Nakamura Naohiko (1878-1945), 20th century
Lot Details
A wood Noh mask of Sankojo
By Nakamura Naohiko (1878-1945), 20th century
The old peasant, probably intended to represent a ghost or demon, is typically shown with pronounced curvature of the eyes, extensive and deep wrinkling, large blackened teeth and implanted horse hair, all traits pointing to a coarse demeanour, the reverse signed with seal Nakamura Naohiko; with silk brocade storage bag. 20.2cm (7 15/16in) high. (2).

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  • 能面 三光尉 中村直彦作 20世紀
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