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An image of Netsuke in the form of a 'beshimi' (‘sorrowful demon’) Nō mask by TOMOTOSHI

TOMOTOSHI

(Japan  – )

Title
Netsuke in the form of a 'beshimi' (‘sorrowful demon’) Nō mask
Other titles:
Noh mask
Netsuke in the form of a Nô mask of derision
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
Year
19th century
Media categories
Sculpture, Animal material
Materials used
ivory and rope
Dimensions

6.4 x 5.2 x 2.8 cm

Signature & date
Signed c.l. verso, in Japanese, ink, incised "Tomotoshi". Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Henry Albert Nathan 1941
Accession number
7159.2
Location
Not on display