Japanese Edo Period Noh Theater Mask with Red, Black and Golden Patina
A Japanese Edo period "Noh" theater mask from the 17th to 19th century. Created in Japan during the Edo period (1603-1868), this mask captures our attention with its striking expression and contrasting colors.
Noh, a form of theater involving music, dance and drama and originating in the 14th century, uses masks to represent roles such as ghosts, women, children, and the elderly. Boasting a nicely weathered appearance, this Edo period Noh mask will make for an excellent conversation piece in any home!