Ivory netsuke - Kyogen and no masks

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Ivory katabori netsuke representing a group of Kyogen and No masks with, among others, Hannya, Okina, Okame (chubby woman, also known as Otafuku).

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Ivory katabori netsuke representing a group of Kyogen and No masks with, among others, Hannya, Okina, Okame (chubby woman, also known as Otafuku).

From the 15th century, it is customary to introduce a comic episod between two No plays, called Kyogen: they are equivalent to the Comedia del Arte.

Period
Middle of Edo

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