Samurai mask with a fierce expression

Ressei Menpo

DATE Edo period (1615 - 1867), 18th century


A red lacquered high-level mask, with fierce (ressei) expression finely embossed with wrinkles all over the face. The expression is emphasized by painted beard and mustaches.


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