Wooden netsuke – Shishimai mask

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An articulated wooden netsuke representing a shishimai mask.

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An articulated wooden netsuke representing a shishimai mask.
Old collection label on the back.

The shishimai is a form of stylized lion in Japan, and also the name of a dance. This dance come from China and is practiced with colorful masks representing lions smiling.

Period
End of Edo

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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