Traditional Iron Japanese Hannya Mask. Mask is just one example of the many different types of masks used by the traditional Japanese actors of Noh theater. Noh performances are very stylized representations of traditional and well known stories, developed in Japan during the 14th century. The Hannya mask is used in many noh and kyogen Japanese plays, as well as in Shinto ritual kagura dances. The Hannya mask portrays the souls of women who have become demons due to obsession or jealousy.
Hannya masks are one of the most used iconography in traditional Japanese tattoo designs. Please see pictures for sizing. We use a tennis ball for customers to gauge the size of the items. Please note that all the masks listed are old and have been used by Japanese people.
This gives the items various weathering and imperfections. You can see the quality of the items in the photos. You will receive the item in the photo.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Masks". The seller is "wabisabimart" and is located in this country: JP. This item can be shipped worldwide.