Project Description

Iron mask netsuke of Oni, by Haruaki (Shunmei)

With silvered rings around the pupils and gilt fangs

Signed on a cheek: Haruaki (Shunmei). 19th Century

5cm high

Provenance:

Peter E. Müller, Küsnacht

Literature:

Max Rutherston, “Japanese Masks, Peter E. Müller”, privately printed, 2017, no. 133.

MR2377