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Kashira with Noh Mask
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Kashira with Noh Mask

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira is in the shape of a noh mask of the "hannya" type. It is used to depict possessed women. The eyes and teeth are in gold, as they would be on a mask.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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19th century (?) (Edo)
shakudo, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm) (l.)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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