Noh mask of Chorei Beshimi

Noh mask of Chorei Beshimi

c. 1650 to c. 1670 Japan

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Inscribed:¡¸éLë‘°FÒŠ¡¹ Ch¨­rei Beshimi
With branded seal:¡¸ÌìÏÂÒ»´óºÍ¡¹ Tenka-ichi Yamato

By Yamato Sanemori (or Shinsei) ´óºÍÕæÊ¢, commonly called Tenka-ichi YamatoÌìÏÂÒ»´óºÍ. Tenka-ichi Yamato was originally from Nara, where he was a priest, and became a disciple of the notable Noh mask carver Tenka-ichi Iseki KawachiºÓÄÚ who died in 1645. Yamato moved to Edo and worked there. He died in Kanbun 12 (1672).




Literature: Friedrich Perzynski, "Japanische Masken", 1925, vol. II, p. 90. In addition to biographical details summarised above, he lists masks by Yamato of Shakumi, Yoroboshi, Tokusajo, Yamato, Buaku, Doji and Ja.
Dimensions
Height 21.30 cm (8.39 inches)
Stock Code
050712
Medium
Lacquered wood
Signed/Inscribed
With branded seal:「天下一大和」 Tenka-ichi Yamato
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