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Shigemitsu | Lacquer Mask Netsuke of Shojo

Shigemitsu | Lacquer Mask Netsuke of Shojo

Project Description

Lacquer mask netsuke of Shojo, by Shigemitsu

Signed: Shigemitsu. 19th Century

4.1cm high

Provenance:

Peter E. Müller, Küsnacht

Literature:

Max Rutherston, “Japanese Masks, Peter E. Müller”, privately printed, 2017, no. 35

Information:

Since old Japanese horizontal inscriptions may be read in either direction, the signature may also read Mitsushige.

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