Japanese Edo Period Kyogen Mask of a Nio Guardian

4860 USD
$4,860.00

Description:

An extremely rare Japanese Edo period Kyogen mask of a Nio guardian king, a ferocious native deity often associated with the Naga Dragon Kings, who converted to Buddhism and act as bodyguards for the Buddha.
In great vintage condition.
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SKU

111813

Condition

Good

Dimensions

8.5 in. H x 6.5 in. W x 4 in.D

Dealer

G228

Material

Wood

Style

Edo Period

Date of Manufacture

1880s - 1890s

Place of Origin

Japan

Period

19th Century

Color

Brown

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