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 (similar to the Buddhist concept of a Hungry ghost).
Region of origin : Tohoku, Japan Size : W. 15cm / 5.9inches x L. 20cm / 7.8inches Weight : 1.9kg / 4.2lbs Age : Post 1940 Material : Bronze. There are some small scratches but no damage. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Masks".
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