Project Description

Wood mask netsuke of Kiiyohime

Persimmon wood, carved with a clapper to form the himotoshi bar, the eyes inlaid in silver

Unsigned. Early 19th century

5.2cm high

Provenance:

Peter E. Müller, Küsnacht

Literature:

Max Rutherston, “Japanese Masks, Peter E. Müller”, privately printed, 2017, no. 46.

MR2334