10-24-2009 10-24-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2481 Boston
October 24, 2009 11:00AMCalender
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Two Japanese Meiji Period Mixed Metal and Bronze Miniature Noh Masks

$385$325
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481 Location: Boston Date / Time: October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Two Japanese Meiji Period Mixed Metal and Bronze Miniature Noh Masks, c. 1880, each smiling face with goatee, one with copper-toned complexion and shaped head dress with gilt band, the other with furrowed brow and cheeks molded with stylized flowerheads, ht. 2 1/4 and 2 1/2 in.; together with a Japanese lacquered, painted, and glass-mounted paper mache Noh mask, ht. 2 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Minor rubbing to gilt on one, else very good to excellent.

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Two Japanese Meiji Period Mixed Metal