An image of Netsuke in the form of a 'beshimi' (‘sorrowful demon’) Nō mask

TOMOTOSHI

(Japan  – )

Netsuke in the form of a 'beshimi' (‘sorrowful demon’) Nō mask

Other titles:
Noh mask, Netsuke in the form of a Nô mask of derision
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Meiji period 1868–1912
Year
19th century
Media
Sculpture, Animal material
Medium
ivory and rope
Dimensions
6.4 x 5.2 x 2.8 cm
Signature & date
Signed c.l. verso, in Japanese, ink, incised "Tomotoshi". Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Henry Albert Nathan 1941
Accession number
7159.2