Netsuke Masks

by Raymond Bushell

Hardcover, 1985

Status

Available

Publication

Kodansha USA Inc (1985), Edition: Slp, 208 pages

Description

Masks are widely used in several ancient forms of Japanese drama, and the mask was a frequent theme for Japanese carvers. This book presents a collection of netsuke masks and provides background information on the theatrical genres and the techniques for carving the full-sized masks.

Language

Original language

English

Local notes

book with slipcover

Barcode

6805
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